At one time or another, every goat owner will probably be faced with external parasites on their goats, which usually means lice or mites.
Dr. Michael Pesato, Assistant Clinical Professor of Food Animal Medicine and Surgery at Mississippi State University, joins us to talk about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mites and lice in goats.
While lice in goats are very common, and can be seen with the naked eye, mites are microscopic and thankfully not so common.
We are also busting myths about external parasites, such as goats getting mites or lice from fresh bales of straw or hay. And we talk about why diatomaceous earth does not kill goat lice although it can kill chicken lice.
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