Street Goat take a pragmatic approach to caring for our goat's health. The wonders of modern veterinary science, such as targeted worming and antibiotics, are gifts that can make a very sick goat well. However we consider these a last resort. Prevention is always better than cure.
We have free choice remedies available to our goats at all times. These include:
Garlic essential oil - 4 drops in a litre of water - worm prevention
Clove essential oil - 2 drops in a litre of water - worm prevention
Apple Cider Vinegar - 1:5 ratio with water - general health supplement
Bicarbonate of soda - free choice powder - support rumen stability
Sea salt - free choice - mineral supplement
There are many sides to keeping goats well. Most important is their general feed and environment, and this is covered in different sections of this site. Here we are exploring the additional supplements and treatments that we give our goats to keep them well, and heal them when they fall unwell.