Tag: listeriosis in goats

  • On a Cold Winters Day

    It’s a cold, cold morning here, and the weather kind of fits how I am feeling inside right now. My sweet Miley, our doe with Listeriosis, lost the battle yesterday and my heart is broken. Some people may never know how much an animals spirit can bond with their own. But I am not one…

  • Goat Listeriosis. Day #4 Down.

    Today marks the 4th day Miley has been been down with Listeriosis and unable to rise. I have been feeding her with a syringe, and offering her warm water at each feeding which she tries soooo hard to lap up. I can occasionally hear her swallow while she is lapping, but it’s slow going and…

  • Listeriosis In Our Goat Herd

    As a keeper of a very healthy goat herd for the last nine years, I am always very happy and proud to say that I have only ever lost one adult goat in all these years, and never lost a kid, except for the one kid who was born dead (and had been dead approx.…