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I recently got two lambs in the process of being wethered.
i recently got two lambs in the process of being wethered. Noticed today, maggots on the testicles. What to do?!? … read more
Dr. Rein
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What can cause scours, anemia and wool loss? I treated the 8
What can cause scours, anemia and wool loss? I treated the 8 month old lamb for internal parasites and cleaned up its rear (lots of clipping to remove manure tags). Eye lids were nearly white. Scours … read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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if you never shear a sheep its entire life would it be able
if you never shear a sheep it's entire life would it be able to roll over to stand again if you were to put it on it's back? I know it's a strange question but it has to do with a sermon our Father is… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Hi,I have a flock of four sheep. One ewe is pregnant and
Hi, I have a flock of four sheep. One ewe is pregnant and is losing wool for a month or more. The skin is pink with black spots on it on the bald spots. The wool comes away in small handfulls when I p… read more
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Dr. Taus
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I have had several sheep die suddenly over the past several
I have had several sheep die suddenly over the past several weeks. They show no signs or symptoms of disease, other than just before death they become lethargic, lie down and die. They have all been t… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 3 year old suffolk ewe who developed a small patch
I have a 3 year old suffolk ewe who developed a small patch of wool loss on her rump about 6 weeks ago. Since lambing one week ago this wool loss has increased markedly and she is loosing condition. S… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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I am looking to raise sheep. I would like to raise a long
I am looking to raise sheep. I would like to raise a long wool breed called Wenslydales. I was wanting to ask about how the breed would do if I would try to use the STAR breeding program (developed by… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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One of our lambs, 4 months old, started out OK as a twin. His
One of our lambs, 4 months old, started out OK as a twin. His brother is doing fine - weighs over 50k already. But when this chap was about 4 weeks he started going downhill. He only weighs 12k. Very … read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
Hi We have suffolk X Merino and on slaughtering 2 lambs this
Hi We have suffolk X Merino and on slaughtering 2 lambs this season have found the Longs to be white to pale instead of the normal pinky/brown colour. The first on we done did have the most affected l… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
Noticed 1 of my sheep was losing weight (small flock of 5)
Noticed 1 of my sheep was losing weight (small flock of 5) & when I went to drench she was lethagic. Rounded up the other sheep & whilst in pen 1 appearing to be fat & healthy dropped dead. The other … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,294 satisfied customers
Ewe gave birth to twins this past Sunday morning; one was alive
Ewe gave birth to twins this past Sunday morning; one was alive the other was dead. We watched from a distance and ewe would not let her lamb nurse..we waited patiently but nothing happened we waited … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
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I have a flock of Soay hair sheep and Katadhin hair sheep
I have a flock of Soay hair sheep and Katadhin hair sheep and crosses of the two. One of my crosses, a female, has hair that is coming out in splotches. This is not the typical shedding of hair that t… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have young sheep with recurring cases of pneumonia and would
I have young sheep with recurring cases of pneumonia and would like to try treating with chlortetracycline in their feed. Would this be a valid use?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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i have a sheep which has had wheezing since we got her about
i have a sheep which has had wheezing since we got her about a year and a half ago, she's about 3 years old, she had two healthy lambs this spring, she's started making stomach noises recently since l… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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I have jacob sheep. i have never had health issues with them.
I have jacob sheep. i have never had health issues with them. I've maintained a flock for 8 yrs. I'm going thru a divorce and have not been diligent on worming for the past 18 months. Also my feeding … read more
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ewes: were moved from 1 paddock to another and they started dropping
we have lost 36 ewes and 1 6mth old lamb in the last 3days. some were moved from 1 paddock to another and they started dropping dead within 12hours. some that werenot moved also dropped dead. most wer… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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ten-day-old lamb, mother had no milk so weve been feeding
ten-day-old lamb, mother had no milk so we've been feeding her lamb milk replacer. she has been healthy, frisky, had a good appetite. suddenly her hindquarters have become weak and she refuses food. h… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
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Got a sheep that is off her feed. Lambed about a week ago
Got a sheep that is off her feed. Lambed about a week ago and seemed very healthy until today. has nasal discarge (clear and runny), but no fever, no grunting, doesn't seem to have much milk for the l… read more
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CountryDoc
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