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Lamb born and walking soon After. Mom has very little milk,
Lamb born and walking soon After. Mom has very little milk, second day I started bottle feeding because it's one back leg was limp. A day later a front leg on the same side is limp. Still drinking ver… read more
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We have a lamb that might have a dislocated shoulder. The
Hello. We have a lamb that might have a dislocated shoulder. The lamb did not have an easy delivery. Her leg had been taped but now that she is stronger and moving about it seems her shoulder is probl… read more
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I have a lamb that seems not to have much power to stand up.
Hello. I have a lamb that seems not to have much power to stand up. Her back legs have more strength. The lamb also holds her neck a bit to the left. She was assisted in her delivery but not too much … read more
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I have a lamb that was born late last night. It is a large
Hello. I have a lamb that was born late last night. It is a large single. The lamb is not able to straighten his two front legs. Not able to properly walk or stand up for long. Have been bottle feedin… read more
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A one month old lamb suddenly became stiff legged, has
A one month old lamb suddenly became stiff legged, has trouble walking, and when it falls down, can't get up. She falls down onto her side and stiff legs just kick back and forth; she can't roll up in… read more
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DoctorMike
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I have a lamb 2 days old with a temperature of 39.8. He is
Hello. I have a lamb 2 days old with a temperature of 39.8. He is losing strength in his legs. He is a big single lamb but we discovered he was slow to suck on the mother but would suck a bottle perfe… read more
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DoctorMike
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My granddaughter brought home a lamb from school dad class.
.my granddaughter brought home a lamb from school dad class. He is one of a survivor of triplets. The mother didn't have milk. There is two that survived. So the teacher sent one lamb with make and th… read more
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DrRachelM
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I have a baby lamb that's about a week old who all of the
I have a baby lamb that's about a week old who all of the sudden can't stand up. … read more
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We have a 3 week old calf that we are bottle feeding. First
We have a 3 week old calf that we are bottle feeding. First week he had mothers milk, now we are feeding him a bottle. He won't walk without help. Seems to be in his front legs. If I move his left leg… read more
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I have a two week old lamb which had to be pulled. Its front
I have a two week old lamb which had to be pulled. It's front leg was broken when my husband brought it's legs forward. So...this lamb while walking now had a hard time. Now it's neck seems to be twis… read more
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3-6 month old lambs are walking on their front knees with legs
3-6 month old lambs are walking on their front knees with legs underneath some with their elbows out walking on their ankles with hooves tucked up others one front leg normal other front leg affected … read more
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we have a calf that was born yesterday those legs are not right.
we have a calf that was born yesterday those legs are not right. The front legs are both so crooked that the calf cannot stand, the tendons are contracted at the fetlocks so that the feet are cruled b… read more
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What causes a calf to be born bow legged on the front, or
What causes a calf to be born 'bow' legged on the front, or become like that later. Some times they are so bad they walk on their knees. Some almost seem to not have the right length from the knee dow… read more
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LennyDVM
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I have a 3 week old lamb - very healthy and strong, except
I have a 3 week old lamb - very healthy and strong, except it was born with its front feet turned in. She walked the first few days on her ankles. I used PVC pipe split in half to make splints. Taped … read more
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I have a sick lamb i am taking care of for a friend that was
I have a sick lamb i am taking care of for a friend that was in a terrable accident. She is in the burn unit and the two week old lamb is left in my care. I used to raise sheep years ago so iknow a li… read more
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i HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AS THE BABY LAMB THAT WAS BORN ON THE
i HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AS THE BABY LAMB THAT WAS BORN ON THE 14TH OF JANARAY. SHE LIMPS, BUT IS ALERT AND IT IS NOW PROGRESSING TO A REAR LEG, SHE DOES NOT HAVE BOILS HOWEVER.… read more
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We just lost a 2 month old heifer calf - started with a touch
We just lost a 2 month old heifer calf - started with a touch of scours and became paralyzed in the hind quarters. She ate and drank but when she was chewing the hay she would foam at the mouth. Now w… read more
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