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I just bought a ewe as a pet. She was doing okay - had a bit
I just bought a ewe as a pet. She was doing okay - had a bit of the runs, got over that and then she laid down and we have not been able to get her up. She is eating and drinking fine and seems bright… read more
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Adopted rescue pig about 6 years old sudden onset having trouble getting up on hind legs from sitting position. When up walks stuff legged. No lesions noted on back. She is an intact female. No new ad… read more
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I havr a potbelly, ive had him a month and was about 8 weeks
I havr a potbelly, ive had him a month and was about 8 weeks when i got him. something wrong with him. He started walking weird about tuesday and i was worried until i seen that dippity pig syndrom. I… read more
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I am so glad to be able to ask someone about this. We have a
Hey, I am so glad to be able to ask someone about this. We have a show steer (just learning). He was super friendly and allowed my twelve year old to halter him and walk him I from the fieldsAfter we … read more
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I have an 8 year old neutered pot belly pig. He started
I have an 8 year old neutered pot belly pig. He started acting abnormally several days ago.He started wetting his bed. He would eat then go lay down right after. He would tuck his front legs under him… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Our ewe is about 5. this is her 3rd pregnancy. we found her
our ewe is about 5. this is her 3rd pregnancy. we found her on her back this morning. She was kicking trying to get up this morning. we got her on her feet and she stands but barely. she is also shaki… read more
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Dr. B.
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Hi! I have a pot bellied pig (Petunia) who hasnt eaten for
Hi! I have a pot bellied pig (Petunia) who hasn't eaten for a few days. She did drink a lot of water yesterday but walked really slow and laboriously. I called the vet, who gave me an antibiotic for h… read more
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Dr Linda
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I have three 5 month old pigs. Today I went down to feed them
I have three 5 month old pigs. Today I went down to feed them & noticed 1 has very red, irritated eyes & her eyes & 'cycling' for lack of a better term. One of the other pigs looks to have a less seve… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 3 1/2 month old teacup pig that developed an ileus
I have a 3 1/2 month old teacup pig that developed an ileus and hypoxia. We took him to the vet where he administered hydrogen proxide to induce vomiting, gave steriod injection for wheezing and resul… read more
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen
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We purchased a calf 2 weeks ago today. It was showing no signs
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Dr. Jill
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Doctoral Degree
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our one and a half year old pot belly pig is having problems
our one and a half year old pot belly pig is having problems with her back legs, when she walks and eats, shes ok. But the back legs give out and she will try and sit but squeels (however you spell it… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My pig has had a really distended stomach since November. Weve
My pig has had a really distended stomach since November. We've had a vet to see her but she has no idea what has caused it (she doesn't specialise in pigs). She checked her heartbeat and that was fin… read more
Dr. Todd
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I have an 11 day old bottle lamb who I believe is constipated.
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HEIFER: angus..STARTED YESTERDAY..DRINKING WELL..TAIL ERECT SOMETIMES
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cow that could be about 10 years of age with a 2 week old calf.
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pig: months old..lethargic and nibbles at food..appetite..wormed
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pigs: just a little to almost all the way down, is this normal
I have just recieved 3 pigs around 60# XXXXX as the pigs move about there rear end drops down from just a little to almost all the way down, is this normal… read more
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My pig is about 7-8 months old. She is experiencing what I
My pig is about 7-8 months old. She is experiencing what I believe to be extreme pain in her hind legs. She has no fever or breathing issues. She has trouble laying down or walking, both cause her gre… read more
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