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I have a ewe that every summer rubs her muzzle raw and
I have a ewe that every summer rubs her muzzle raw and normally doesn't get better till winter. This summer are flies are very bad, and our vet had recommended using scat around the wound. She has bee… read more
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I have a month old piglet, that was castrated 10 days ago.
I have a month old piglet, that was castrated 10 days ago. He is now laying on his side and cannot stand up or move his legs. When you get near him his breath is labored, and he stiffens up, almost li… read more
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I have a lamb that is about 2 weeks old and cannot stand or
I have a lamb that is about 2 weeks old and cannot stand or walk. She and her twin were both weak at birth. Both babies were bottle fed. The twin was walking after a couple of days. This one has been … read more
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my mom has pot bellied pigs and there are no local vets that
my mom has pot bellied pigs and there are no local vets that will see them. The mom had three babies and she passedaway recently. the piglets are weened. the mom was lethargic wouldnt eat and seemed t… read more
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We have a small Hereford boar piglet. Hes about 8 weeks now.
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I have a female sheep, yesterday morning caught her face on
I have a female sheep, yesterday morning caught her face on something and tore the skin and into the muscle. The wound starts an inch below the eye to right before the nose. Large wound about four inc… read more
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We have a gilt in our farrowing house, she has been in labor
We have a gilt in our farrowing house, she has been in labor since about 1:30 today and we have checked her and her cervix has not dialated, what do we do… read more
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Im not sure if turkeys qualify as "large animals"--I suspect
I'm not sure if turkeys qualify as "large animals"--I suspect not. However, maybe you can help. I have turkey hen who has been injured by the male during mating--she has a big hole in her side just be… read more
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I have an older female Nubian goat who got laminitus a number
I have an older female Nubian goat who got laminitus a number of years ago and her hooves grow crooked. She keeps getting growths that start between her hooves and are very painful. I had them cut off… read more
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We have a 6 week old heifer calf that has broken half of her
We have a 6 week old heifer calf that has broken half of her back hoof off. It is still slightly attached but it is definately going to come off (or we need to take it off). What do I do to doctor her… read more
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I have a 3mth old lamb, appox 45-50lbs. She got a cut in around
I have a 3mth old lamb, appox 45-50lbs. She got a cut in around the corner of her eye appox 1-2weeks ago, it swelled up like a little golf ball, she kept banging it and it looked infected. The guy I g… read more
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We have inherited a paddock horse that someone left on our
We have inherited a paddock horse that someone left on our property. We have no knowledge of horse care but have been providing hay,oats with mollasses,carrots and fresh water . He is a paddock horse … read more
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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
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dogs: breeding..free range..birthing in june) became very lethargic
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Gilt due to farrow 10-21 has a slit/tear right next to vulva
Gilt due to farrow 10-21 has a slit/tear right next to vulva about an inch long and deep it seems. No obvious signs that she cut/tear it on anything very little blood from it yesterday and none today.… read more
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5 babies 2 wks..She nursed the first day and then on the second day
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CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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I have one baby pig that is exactly two weeks old today and
I have one baby pig that is exactly two weeks old today and about two days ago i noticed that it wasnt getting up to eat. When I picked it up it was very hot and very weak when it walked. I was wonder… read more
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