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My boss has been given a baby goat and she's bottle feeding
My boss has been given a baby goat and she's bottle feeding it long life goats milk is this ok? … read more
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BA
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We have a goat (about 10 years old) who has not been able to
We have a goat (about 10 years old) who has not been able to stand on her own for 2 weeks. Her hind legs, especially the left one, don't appear to function correctly. The vet said the symptoms look li… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 2 year old goat that I just purchased that has a
I have a 2 year old goat that I just purchased that has a kid suckling that is a month old. A day or two after I got her home she started to have weakness in her back legs and now she is barely able t… read more
Dr. B.
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I have a 10 day old boer buck kid that was born with what I
I have a 10 day old boer buck kid that was born with what I think is lax tendons in both front lower legs.He is eating ,drinking normal with no other issues except the tendons.what should I be doing t… read more
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Dr. Loretta
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A dairy goat's rear legs are seriously turned in after kidding.
A dairy goat's rear legs are seriously turned in after kidding. Hooves have been trimmed. Can we splint them to correct?… read more
Jeremy-DVM
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I have a goat that gave birth to a stillborn kid 4 hours ago
I have a goat that gave birth to a stillborn kid 4 hours ago while we were not there. I removed the kid and tested it for signs of life, but there were none. I didn't see any placenta, but she could h… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,660 satisfied customers
Our female (probably pregnant) goat just started limping; I
Our female (probably pregnant) goat just started limping; I noticed her limping slightly last night but today it is much more pronounced. She can't seem to put weight on one front leg. I haven't exami… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
28,363 satisfied customers
I have a small goat dairy. My best goat in late lactation got
I have a small goat dairy. My best goat in late lactation got atypical mastitis? Not sure what it is no temp some blood clots make it hard to milk out as they get stuck in teet end. Udder is rock hard… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
28,363 satisfied customers
My nervous mother goat had a hard birth and we had to pen her
My nervous mother goat had a hard birth and we had to pen her up with the kid and lift her up on her feet to insure the kid was feeding good. She would lay down on her sternum covering her udder. Once… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
721 satisfied customers
I have never had this issue before. I have two female goats
I have never had this issue before. I have two female goats that have kidded and nursed their kids to weaning age. Their udders are long, extended and will not dry up. They are not hard or hot and do … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
721 satisfied customers
goat has hard udders, despite massaging and trying to milk
goat has hard udders, despite massaging and trying to milk out(not much)babies are kinda small but very active. What else can I do. I have read various suggestions but it has been 2 weeks. I found her… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
721 satisfied customers
goat: too much grain, bagles and carrots..feed..and I watered
Best Treatment for Enterotoximia? I have a weaning goat (off milk/water about a week) and she got too much grain, bagles and carrots over the weekend. We feed alternatives when we have some and I wate… read more
Dr. Larson
Dr. Larson
DVM
1,100 satisfied customers
3 month old Boer buck kid with unsteady gait on Thursday.
3 month old Boer buck kid with unsteady gait on Thursday. Gave 2cc Bo-Se, and 2 days of 2cc Thiamin, but he got worse and now falls. Took him to my vet yesterday-- gut sounds good. Alert and aware of … read more
Dr Nadia
Dr Nadia
Zoo Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
23 satisfied customers
Hi. I have an angora goat who gave birth to twins on Feb.
Hi. I have an angora goat who gave birth to twins on Feb. 28th. The mom was nursing both fine, and taking care of both, after they were born, probably for a week, and now the mom wants nothing to do w… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
28,363 satisfied customers
4 days ago our goat gave birth to 2 kids. 24H after birth the
4 days ago our goat gave birth to 2 kids. 24H after birth the goat died. We noticed that she had a large swelling on the vulva. This started small in size after delivery and increased during the 24h t… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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One of my does has started crying a little when urinating
One of my doe's has started crying a little when urinating - only the past couple of days - she seems fine otherwise - is eating, does not seem in discomfort otherwise. She is currently nursing 1 doel… read more
ukexoticvet
ukexoticvet
Veterinary Surgeon
Master's Degree
65 satisfied customers
i have a goat that wont get up she just had a baby, i have
i have a goat that wont get up she just had a baby, i have 9 other goats in with her and they are fine, she just acts like her legs wont work… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
I have a 5 year old female pygmy goat who suddenly started
I have a 5 year old female pygmy goat who suddenly started bloating and had a hard time breathing. The local horse vet stuck a tube down her nose, which gave her temporary relief, but she is still blo… read more
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Dr. Margo
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Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
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