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Question:My daughter will be in her second year of showing and we are wanting to get show goats this year that she has a chance of winning with. We have no idea what to look for, however, I do know that the judge at our county show is also a lamb judge and likes them to look \"lamby\" from what I hear. Can you please direct me to some good online resources to better educate us when going to buy for her this year? Thank you for your time, Dusty Ham
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Question:how and what cani suplement my goat with - she need extra protein due to a heavy worm load we are trying to geet rid of
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Question:Any recommendations on how to get a show wether to feel their freshest on their top?
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Question:In 15 days we have a show, what kind of drench do you recommend we use and how many days before should we use it?
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Question:Is dehorning does(commercial/%age) falting them?
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Question:We have an older wether and we are trying to keep his top in him for up coming shows. What do you suggest in keeping his top? He also looks as if he isn\'t gainging the way he should. We have alternated wormers and we are exercising him but I haven\'t been doing too much because I feel like he is losing any cover we get put on him.
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Question:First time buying a boer goat for show. What questions do I need to ask breeders when I am looking at their goats and what do I need to look for in a good show goat? Also, this goat will be for our school district show, not a major show. What is a good starting price for a goat and what would be considered way too much for a non major show?
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Question:I have my goat show in 5 days and am going to drench him with a pre show drench. My ag teacher wants me to drench wit gold dust power fluid 3 days before and day of show, but my breeder wants me to drench w bloom n secret 12 hours before show. I\'m not sure if it would be okay to do both or not. If not which one should I use.
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Question:How can I fatten a goat up???
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Question:Is there any supplement to make a goat taller? I\'ve heard oats, but is there an actual supplement to make them taller?
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Question:I have two Boer goats that are in training for a show. The show is coming up in 3 months and they really need muscle. I\'ve tried to walk them up and down hills, but they always try to run back to the pen and won\'t stop screaming at one and another. Any opinions?
Answer:I would try taking both of them at the same time and then let them run back to the pens. Increase protein will help build muscle if they are fat enough.
 
Question:Getting ready in a week and a half to show a market goat. He is for and has been exercised daily. However he has a water tummy. What can we do to pull off water belly?
Answer:Limit water daily to 2% of his bodyweight until he gets the desired look.
 
Question:What is the best wormer to use after kidding?
Answer:It depends on the type of worms. I like to take a couple of stool samples to the vet and determine if they have internal parasites and then treat accordingly.
 
Question: Goat needs more fwieght what should I give them
Answer:Feed and clean water. You can add a fat additive if they need extra finish. I like Honor show chow power fuel
 
Question:What to do or feed to tighten goats skin up?
Answer:Not much you can do. Keep them clean with a blanket will help some.
 
Question:What can I do to make his loin look wider on a show day? Also, what can I do for the long run to make his loin wider, exercise wise?
Answer:IT is genetics. Exercise will increase muscle to an extent.
 
Question:How can I get the belly of my show goat?
Answer:Limit feed and water. May take a few days. Try 2% of body weight for water and 1% for feed for daily intake.
 
Question:What do you do to get your goat to brace? What do you think about show edge?
Answer:We have a raised platform that we use to teach them to brace. We brace the goat and push him back off of the edge. His reaction is to push forward. We also will walk them away from the barn and work on bracing while going back. I am not familiar with show edge.
 
Question:What muscle building supplements should I use for my show goats? Any information and help is greatly appreciated
Answer:Protein and exercise builds muscle. We add Honor Show Chow top dress for added protein.
 
Question:Can I use both fitter 35 and show bloom supplement on my market lamb? Is it safe?
Answer:I would not use two protein supplements. Choose one and follow label directions.
 
Question:how do you mix wheat germ with goat feed
Answer:As far as the amount, I am not sure. I would guess to add about 4 ounces per feeding.
 
Question:How do you fill out a goats front top half, shoulder blade area?
Answer:feed and exercise
 
Question:What is the best way to get rid of a cl bump?
Answer:need to check with your vet
 
Question:Which supplements or protien can do healthy to my kotha goat
Answer:go to www.honorshowchow.com and look up goat feeding stratagies
 
Question:We feed our goats Purina Show Goat Impulse. Is there anything else you recommend to give them to make them get in the best condition they can be in for the show ring?
Answer:go to www.honorshowchow.com and look up goat feeding strategies
 
Question:what is the fastest/easiest way to teach a goats brace?
Answer:Go to the home page and read the goat guide
 
Question:Why do people say to add alfalfa pellets. I\'ve heard it\'s a good source of protein but that it also fills them out over their loin. Is that true. And should I add that in My goats diets?
Answer:I would simply feed a complete show goat feed.
 
Question:I am currently feeding honor show chow impulse to my show does that are 9 months old and weight between 70 to 60 pounds. I feed champion drive, ultra full, hsc, heavy weight, fitters 35, depth charge, and beet pulp. How much more should I add to have my does finished by show time. My show is in late September so I don\'t have much time. Thanks for your help.
Answer:I would go to honor show chow website and look up goat feeding strategies. I would feed impulse plus hay.
 
Question:What should I feed on show day, anything that will give them more width through the ribs? And is Paylean effective in goats?
Answer:Paylean is not labeled for goats. Not sure how to answer your show day question.
 
Question:Simply looking for a great show goat for my daughter in 2017.
Answer:Where are you located? Show? Goals?
 
Question:What do I do to train show goats to walk? They refuse to walk and dig their feet in the ground and get on their knees
Answer:Go to the home page and read the goat guide.
 
Question:We have a boer goat that is weighing 62 lbs. Our county fair is the third week of September. We are feeding 1 lbs. in the morning and 1bs. in the evening with a 1/2 pound at noon. He is gain approx. .482 lbs. a day. Is there anything else you would suggest to make sure he is around 85-90 lbs. by September?
Answer:Sounds like you are on tract. Some drench with eggs while exercising
 
Question:I have a goat that just eats grass and I need her to gain 55 lbs in 30 days and I also have a few goats that need to gain more muscle in the legs in 30 days I walk them everyday and I have goats that are not even knee height what do I do
Answer:Goats will not and can not gain over a pound per day.
 
Question:My County Fair is in 5 weeks, and I was wondering if you knew the best way to exercise a goat to achieve a better topline? Currently I take my goat out in the early morning everyday. I walk him up the driveway and then turn him loose to run back to his pen (that is about 100 meters distance). This process is repeated for 20 minutes. Then I walk him out until he is cooled off. This technique has built muscle in his butt and shoulder, yet I see have seen little to no improvement throughout his back and hips.
Answer:Go to the home page and read the goat guide
 
Question:Is there any specific exercises I could go to build up muscle on my goats shoulders because his shoulder blades are popping out and it doesn\'t look good! And any specific exercises for leg muscle?
Answer:See the goat guide on the home page
 
Question:Do you clip market does and market wethers the same?
Answer:Depends on the show rules
 
Question:How do u build back muscles on your goat
Answer:Exercise
 
Question:Which feed do I use on show goats
Answer:honor show chow impulse is what we feed
 
Question:How much wheat germ oil would you drench with to increase weight gain?
Answer:Not sure- I use buttermilk mixed with dyne for added fat and weight gain. Usually start out with one ounce per day and increase based on their poop. If it gets loose- back up.
 
Question:What clippers and blades should I buy?
Answer:I use lister stablemate and cover coat blades. Try to shear the day before we show. Some like Andis clippers with a coarse blocking blade. It cuts a little closer. They do not make the stablemate anymore. Lister legend is the replacement. Go to the websites for more info. You can probably find them on Amazon as well.
 
Question:What is your thought on high octane power ful, champion drive, power fuel, fitter 35, depth charge and heavy weight.are these good additives?
Answer:Yes
 
Question:Is there something I can add to the goats feed or water to help keep them from getting kidney stones?
Answer:Yes- ammonium chloride. Most goat feeds contain this. You need 2% in the feed to be affective. You can add 1 teaspoon to a gallon of water on a daily basis.
 
Question:How often should I keep my wether in the field? Or is it better to keep him in the stall?
Answer:If it is a show wether, I would keep him in a pen so I can control and monitor the feed.
 
Question:Best way to teach a goat to brace hard?
Answer:Go to the home page and read the goat guide.
 
Question:what is the best show goat feed on the market for feedinbg a showgoat in the industry today and months to come?
Answer:Honor show chow impulse
 
Question:HOW CAN I BUILD MUSCLE IN MY BOER GOATS
Answer:High quality feed and exercise
 
Question:How old do you want your show goats by the show day
Answer:It varies based on your goals. Most shows have set weights from 60-115 lbs. Most judges use heavier goats to win.
 
Question:I am a first time goat shower and I was wondering what would be the best feed for me to use?
Answer:Honor show chow impulse
 
Question:We have a goat that we are trying to switch off hay to Impulse feed and he is not eating, any ideas? We have tried just a sweet feed, putting molasses over the feed, nothing seems to work.
Answer:If he is getting all the hay he wants, he may not go to the feed. Hold the hay off for a couple of days and he should start eating. Leave off the molasses.
 
Question:What is the difference (pros and cons) between showing a doe against a market wether?
Answer:The does will mature earlier. Usually not as much muscle. When a doe gets older they start to mature into a breeding individual instead of a market goat. They usually work better in the lighter weight classes. Make sure you check the rules of your show to see if it is allowable to show does in the market class.
 
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