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I have one small male sheep that has lost most of it wool on
I have one small male sheep that has lost most of it wool on his neck and also lost alot of weight. there are no scabs or sores on the neck. Now I have a pregnant ewe that is also beginning to lose wo… read more
Dr. Rein
Dr. Rein
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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We have a couple suffolk ewes who are losing wool. There is
We have a couple suffolk ewes who are losing wool. There is no oozing, no scratching. Their bellies and up the sides have no wool. Any ideas? We did drench them for lice and mites, and deformed them b… read more
Michelle Ward
Michelle Ward
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Doctorate
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I have a sherp that is loosing her wool in patches i am
I have a sherp that is loosing her wool in patches i am really concerned about this i have two photos i can show… read more
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DVM
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I have three icelandic sheep, all under a year of age. One
Hello, I have three icelandic sheep, all under a year of age. One of the ewes has lost hair only on the top of her head, over the last three weeks. The Baldish spot has increased to most of her head f… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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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
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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23,876 satisfied customers
My lambs are nearly 3 weeks old , is it too late to castrate
Hi , My lambs are nearly 3 weeks old , is it too late to castrate the males and dock their tails.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
23,876 satisfied customers
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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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
23,876 satisfied customers
We have Dorper sheep and saved six ewe lambs last year and
We have Dorper sheep and saved six ewe lambs last year and bred them to lamb at 13 months. One had a vaginal prolapse and one had a rectal prolapse. We were planning on using the same ram again this y… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Taus
Dr. Taus
468 satisfied customers
We have an orphaned lamb that appears very young. We are not
We have an orphaned lamb that appears very young. We are not farmers!! It had been out all night in 0-2degrees celsius. We have lamblac and lamb bottles and the lamb is sucking but not taking much (10… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
23,876 satisfied customers
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
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
Some friends of mine bought 2 Ewes and 1 Ram that they brought
Some friends of mine bought 2 Ewes and 1 Ram that they brought me to shear yesterday. They had a heavy fleece with a lot of crimp and was fine. They had weird tails- just similar to Pig Tails-What bre… read more
adkvet
adkvet
Doctoral Degree
76 satisfied customers
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
How often do sheep need shearing? Ive seen a sheep in a field
How often do sheep need shearing? I've seen a sheep in a field that looks like it hasn't been sheared in at least a year or two. It looks miserable and I can only imagine the mats that it may have.… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Hello, I hope you can help me. I have a 9 month old female
Hello, I hope you can help me. I have a 9 month old female lamb who has some urinary stress incontinence when laying down. It is a fast drip to a short lasting stream. She urinates normally when stand… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Lazarcheff
Dr. Lazarcheff
Emergency and Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
535 satisfied customers
I think I have a sunburned sheep. The top of the back is th
I think I have a sunburned sheep. The top of the back is thick and wavy, like ridges on the back. The skin is loosing fur and where the fur is lost it is dark in color and leathery. How do you treat i… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
I have a 7 month old ewe lamb who has very swollen knees and
I have a 7 month old ewe lamb who has very swollen knees and she can't stand on them. She was an orphan and was bottle raised. I was very careful to use only products specified for sheep. I have been … read more
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Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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