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How to treat a goat with bloat. He appears to have bloat --
he appears to have bloat -- do I massage in circular motion or linear, toward the mouth or toward the anus? And is olive oil plus baking soda syringe a good treatment … read more
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My goat acts & looks bloated since yesterday morning, he
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We have a 6wk Nigerian male goat who has bloat , his brother died frommit about a month ago ... they didn't little or none of the colostrum from their mom....he's been feeding Good up until about 5 da… read more
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5 month old weather vomiting greenish froth. No change in pasture, but did start with 1/4 cup hay pellets yesterday. … read more
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I have a 1.5 year old wether that is acting very strange. He is standing with his legs far apart and hiding between the barns. I noticed that he keeps tensing up like he's dry heaving but nothing come… read more
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My goat is shivering and lethargic. Thought he was bloated
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I have a little goat that was fine last night and this morning
I have a little goat that was fine last night and this morning is not well. bahhing and stretched out colour of mucus membranes pale. Has had no diet change and has been drinking and eating normally. … read more
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Hello, Yesterday morning I found my young billy very cold.
Hello, Yesterday morning I found my young billy very cold. We live in NOrth Dakota. I brought him inot the house to warm up. He was doing fine last night,but now he has difficalty standing, he's weak … read more
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I have a 14 year old goat. The vet was out on 7/6/12 because
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2 month old goat kid presents with rumen bloat. Has been bloated for at least 9-10 hours. Suspect legume consumption from new pasture grass consumption yesterday. administered about 6 cc vegetable oil… read more
Dr. M.
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goat: My female..never bred, is lying on the ground, very ill..bloated
My female goat, never bred, is lying on the ground, very ill. She appears bloated. She was fine yesterday. We tried to get her up, but she is to weak to stand. The other two seem fine.diet is grain mi… read more
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I have an older pygmy goat who 9 days ago bloated on pasture. She has continually bloated over the last 8 days, on virtually everything she eats. I am using bloat release when I see she is in stress t… read more
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I have a 7 month old female pygmy goat that looks bloated and she seems in distress. She lies down and is lethargic. She won't eat. Yesterday I gave her an oz of mineral oil with a table spoon of baki… read more
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