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I recently adopted a pot bellied piglet, 3 months old, from
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I have a 8wk old bottle fed Myotonic kid. Eating well until
I have a 8wk old bottle fed Myotonic kid. Eating well until this morning. Takes a few ounces of formula and then starts chewing motion and is spitting up mucous. Otherwise normal and active and acts h… read more
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My 5 year old Nubian doe who recently kidded has gone off
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Doctoral Degree
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I need advice about what to feed a 14 day old, premie alpaca
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