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He has been in discomfort for about a week now. Wants to eat
He has been in discomfort for about a week now. Wants to eat but does not like to move. Lays down a lot.. had his thiamine shot a few days ago.. he is alert. Now he has dial ated eyes. Can't find anyt… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Fairly new to goats but acquired a female last fall from a
Hi. Fairly new to goats but acquired a female last fall from a friend. Best guess she is a Nubian about 4 or 5. We wanted to breed her so hasd her tested for CAE and she came back clear. A few weeks l… read more
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Need Help diagnosing/treating a sick goat. I have tried to
Need Help diagnosing/treating a sick goat. I have tried to provide a lot of information below. I don't expect that you can provide a definitive diagnosis without seeing the animal, but I am looking fo… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
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Doctoral Degree
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my goat is sceaming and falling over and kicking its legs and
my goat is sceaming and falling over and kicking its legs and arching its neck. what do i do?… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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My 4year old pet Olberhasli wether has tennis ball sized swellings
My 4year old pet Olberhasli wether has tennis ball sized swellings on his front knees. Is he in pain. Can I help him.… read more
Dr. Matt
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Doctoral Degree
83 satisfied customers
I have a 3 year old wether. He is eating fine (grass hay and
I have a 3 year old wether. He is eating fine (grass hay and goat ration) but he has started loosing weight and eats mostly from his knees. He also lays down more than he did. He still plays on the sp… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi:My alpine goat(1.5 years old) seemed to have a problem
Hi: My alpine goat(1.5 years old) seemed to have a problem with one of her back legs. She was limping and keeping weight off it. We had her hooves trimmed and our vet was called in. She thought she mi… read more
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I have had 5 goats (pygmy) for several years now and just last
I have had 5 goats (pygmy) for several years now and just last September my only nanny suddenly got ill. She became extremely confused and then got down, off feed, would always hide her head in a corn… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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i havent had her blood tested as of yet. she came from a cae
i haven't had her blood tested as of yet. she came from a cae free herd. should i put her down how infectious is this to the other animals… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
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goat: out and she walks very stiff on both front..eats..feed..lick
goat question: I have a 11 month old nigerian dwarf doeling that her front legs bend in at the knees instead of out and she walks very stiff on both front. This just started about 6 weeks ago. She has… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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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
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a large boar goat with hoof problems. We had the
We have a large boar goat with hoof problems. We had the vet here about a month ago and she gave the goat something either for pain or to calm her, and then with my husbands assistance trimmed and sha… read more
Dr. Larson
Dr. Larson
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1,381 satisfied customers
I have a nubian doe, approx 3 years of age. She had something
I have a nubian doe, approx 3 years of age. She had something as a kid that stunted her growth, so she is about the size of a yearling. A goat breeder gave her to me because she was scrawny and being … read more
Dr. Darren
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Large Animal Vet
Doctoral Degree
60 satisfied customers
I was wondering about CAE in goats. I tested 3 of my goats
I was wondering about CAE in goats. I tested 3 of my goats and found that one was positive with 88% viral load and the others were negative with 0.6% and 31%. the funny thing is that the 88% and the 0… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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250 satisfied customers
This is a 4 month old Nigerian Buckling question. We did consult
This is a 4 month old Nigerian Buckling question. We did consult a vet tonight, but it was just on the phone since it was after hours. Up until this evening, Bud was just fine. Eating well, running ar… read more
KF Grich
KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
My Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goat seems to be having sporadic seizures.
My Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goat seems to be having sporadic seizures. She is not lactating nor has a kid. She has been with a buck but I am not sure she is pregnant. Her seizures cause her to stiffen up … read more
KF Grich
KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
I have a goat that is loosing weight like crazy. The veterinarian
I have a goat that is loosing weight like crazy. The veterinarian here does not know much about goats and gave her ivomec. She is still loosing weight and eats very little. She is now avoiding social … read more
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LennyDVM
Doctoral Degree
225 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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Doctoral Degree
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