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My goat has hoof rot, but her hooves were trimmed about two
My goat has hoof rot, but her hooves were trimmed about two weeks ago, but she went lame a few days ago and now she won't get up, but she still has an appetite … read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Veterinarian
1,331 satisfied customers
I have been raising goats years and am very familiar with
I have been raising goats for 30 years and am very familiar with foot rot, scald, abscesses and hoof issues with goats. However, I have a 4 year old nanny that is quite lame. She does not want to stan… read more
Dr Chris
Dr Chris
Veterinarian
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
100 satisfied customers
I teach sheep herding classes. Yesterday after our runs, i
I teach sheep herding classes for dogs. Yesterday after our runs, i put the ewes back. One of the smaller ones constantly lays down on only her front end, then sometimes fully laying down. She is eati… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,290 satisfied customers
Loretta, My sweet pot belly, Fancy, is 3 1/2 yrs old. She's
Hi Dr. Loretta, My sweet pot belly, Fancy, is 3 1/2 yrs old. She's been Limping for about 6 months but much worse in last few weeks. I will try the aspirin, she weighs 100 lbs. Just had her hooves tri… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
About 2 weeks ago, my pregnant goat (due in May) had hair loss
About 2 weeks ago, my pregnant goat (due in May) had hair loss on its legs; it seemed to be chewing hair off its legs so i treated it for fungus with anti-fungal spray (OTS) and that seemed to work, b… read more
paws_and_claws
paws_and_claws
19 satisfied customers
Hi,I have a cow, she is 7 years old. She has a hard time
Hi, I have a cow, she is 7 years old. She has a hard time walking.When she walks she kind of limps on her hind legs. You can see when she walks it is like she has pulled muscles in her legs. Durning t… read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
Doctoral Degree
339 satisfied customers
Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg.
Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg. She is weightbearing but limping a lot. She holds the back of her hoof off the ground most of the time. She sits alot and has had foam at… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
Our older female goat had twin kids Friday (2/10). She was
Our older female goat had twin kids Friday (2/10). She was not interested in letting them nurse so I put her on the milk stand to milk her for the babies. She appeared to favor her left front leg. We … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
We have an eight month old miniature jersey calf that appears
We have an eight month old miniature jersey calf that appears to be walking on her back hoof tip toes. She occasionally falls back on her right hoof, but immediately gets back on her tip "toes". She d… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a 5 year old female Nubian who has gradually quit walking
I have a 5 year old female Nubian who has gradually quit walking on one of her front legs. I have confirmed no foreign objects, no rot, and correctly trimmed hooves. I have tried to bend her leg out s… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
wet..Apart from regular hoof trimming is there a treatment?
Re footrot. I suspect I have the start of footrot due to the wet weather. Apart from regular hoof trimming is there a treatment?… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
MY goat delivered twins last Sunday, Thursday she started laying
MY goat delivered twins last Sunday, Thursday she started laying around and does not want to nurse the little ones, seems to be uncomfortable and in pain, front legs seem to be sore and possibly back … read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
250 satisfied customers
when my goat puts weight on her back feet it appears that the
when my goat puts weight on her back feet it appears that the heal of the foot drops to the ground and the hooves seperate and rotate upward. can you tell me what this is. She has never had this befor… read more
KF Grich
KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having
I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having trouble walking. The problem seems to be with the rear legs and hind quarters. They do not have full motion ... it seems to be difficult fo… read more
KF Grich
KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
What is the best analgesic/antiinflammatory to give a goat
What is the best analgesic/antiinflammatory to give a goat who has laminitis? Until I can get him to a vet?… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
250 satisfied customers
goat: in a separate pen..thin and does not put on weight.
we have an old goat who has done something to her leg and will not put any weight on it at all. we have her in a separate pen. it is not broken but it has been over a week now. she is very thin and do… read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
Large Animal Vet
Doctoral Degree
60 satisfied customers
Hi,Have picked up my 2 female goats 1 week ago after they had
Hi,Have picked up my 2 female goats 1 week ago after they had been away visiting a buck for six weeks. Now one is lethargic ,totally off food and coughing,head and tail drooping. Doesn't appear to hav… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a two and a half week old baby pygmy goat and it was
I have a two and a half week old baby pygmy goat and it was born walking on the back of its legs. It also had symptoms quite similar to hoof rot. Blisters above all four hooves and the were weeping cl… read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
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