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I have a ram that will not feed and is loosing weight. One

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I have a ram that will not feed and is loosing weight. One morning it was so weak, it could not stand on its feet. what could be the problem and how to treat it.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. I'll do all I can to help. What is the ram's name and age?
Customer: The ram is 16 months old.
JA: What is the ram's name?
Customer: piesang
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about the ram?
Customer: The rams are kraaled and feed fresh lucern and pellets.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 month ago.

­­Hello & welcome. I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has he had these signs?

Are his gums pale/white or pink?

Any drooling, mouth sores, ulcers, swellings, or tooth loss?

Any breathing changes, coughing, sneezing, or fever?

Does he appear distended or have any scours?

Any access to toxins, heavy metals or harmful plants?

Has he been wormed?