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I had a ewe that was trembling when she would stand but

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I had a ewe that was trembling when she would stand but seemed ok if she was lying down , she got worse and I put her down. Now I have a second ewe with the same symptom and I am worried. What could it be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

What are they fed? Any supplements?

Are they on pasture? What type of grass/plants are available for grazing?

Are these ewes pregnant?

Have either ewe had a head tilt, circling, head pressing into walls, or seizures?

Any access to toxins, chemicals, or heavy metals?