Owning livestock requires you to have a certain amount of first aid and veterinary knowledge and equipment on hand. But the cost adds up. Here's a simple plan for building your goat emergency kit for $40 a month or less over 1 year.
I've added links to some products. The links are not intended as an endorsement of the seller or product, they are for your convenience so you can see what I am talking about. You can do your own shopping and price comparisons.
3ml syringes, 20 gauge needles, 2 thermometers - $33
Thermometers can be purchased from any pharmacy and some dollar stores.
B complex, replamin gel, probiotic paste - $32
Sulfadimethox, 18 gauge needles - $39
Biomycin, CDT with cooler and ice pack - $37
June - Warm weather warning, when buying products online be aware of temperatures during shipment.
Moxidectin/Quest, Nutridrench, Iodine - $33
Iodine is sold at your local pharmacy as well as in some big-box grocery stores.
July - Warm weather warning, when buying products online be aware of temperatures during shipment.
Weak kid tube/syringe, Universal antidote gel (charcoal/kaolin), blukote aerosol, drench gun, vet wrap - $30
Vet wrap is sold at many feed stores in the equine section.
August - Warm weather warning, when buying products online be aware of temperatures during shipment.
12ml syringes, kopertox - $38
Ivomec injectable, penicillin - $34
Tylan200 - $42
Colostrum gel, terramycin ointment, redcell - $31
Copper boluses, CMPK drench, mineral oil, vaseline
Mineral oil and vaseline can both be procured at your local grocery or pharmacy.