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Category: Large Animal Veterinary
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We have a 3 day old lamb that hasn't passed a stool. We have

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We have a 3 day old lamb that hasn't passed a stool. We have used liquid paraffin to try and get things movin along with rubbing etc. he is very bloated and down looking, any other suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Linda replied 1 year ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Linda. I hope I can help with your question today.

I am sorry for your concerns about your lamb. Is he a bottle baby by any chance?

Has he been eating OK & have you seen him urinate?

I will reply as soon as possible after you post your responses.

Thank you.