yes he had colostrum and he didn't nurse from mother.He had diarrhea when he started to bottle feed before the cow's milk.He will not drink any milk replacers ,only will drink fresh milk.He has only been on the cow's milk for one day.Our Vet has recommend to change to total cow's milk, within 24-48hrs.
What is a normal temp. for the baby Scimitar Oryx?
I apologize for the slow reply. Things on the site have been loading very slowly the past few days and I haven't been receiving emails as I should. As long as the temp is under 102.5 you should be ok- anything from 99.5 to 101.5F would be what I consider normal, but some of the neonates can run a little higher.
The baby is taking less from the bottle each day.What do you think is normal amount of intake for a day?Is there anything we could add to his milk to help with the diarrhea?By the way the smell of his diarrhea is awful strong.
Thankyou for all your help but the baby died.
Thank you for your help.I wish I could tip you but I'm very poor and just live on this farm.I'm not even an employee my partner is.I do wind up caring for the all sick animals.Louise