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I've got a yearling lamb that won't get up and is

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I've got a yearling lamb that won't get up and is shaking.... he looks to be fine other wise
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the yearling. What is the yearling's name and age?
Customer: no name, not sure on the age... we sold several others today and they weighed 80lbs
JA: How old is,?
Customer: 6 to 7 months I suppose
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about,?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 month ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like tohelp you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before.Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read aboutyour situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aidyou sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

How long has he had these signs?

Do you mean he has tremoring or just a non-specific intermittent shake? Any seizures?

Has he a fever?

Any access to dangerous plants, heavy metals, chemicals, or risk of supplement/drug overdose?

Are his gums pink or pale/white?

Does he have any voluntary movement or feeling (you may need to poke his back leg with a needle) of his legs?

Do his limbs see flaccid or rigid?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Your reply came 3 days after I contacted the site.

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