Kat’s Corner: Ear Tattoos and Sore Mouth in Goats

And Can You Use Rainwater for Your Goat's Water Trough?

Kat’s Corner: Ear Tattoos and Sore Mouth in Goats
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 5 minutes Katherine Drovdahl MH CA CEIT DipHIr QTP answers your questions about sore mouth in goats, the best ink for goat tattoos, bringing kids home, and sourcing pure contents for your goat water trough.  Q:  We have both a well and city water hookups on our place. Which water is better for my goats? A:  Possibly your well water. While I’m never a fan of city water with all of the toxic additives and unfiltered pharmaceutical drugs put in the water, there are also wells that produce salt water, arsenic, sulphur, iron, boron, agricultural or industrial chemicals, nitrates, and other unhealthy or even dangerous problems. Your best bet is to have your water tested for a top 50 to 100 substances. Your county health department will be able to tell you what problems are common in your area as well as places where water

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