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I have a set of triplets goats and they are 3 weeks old they
I have a set of triplets goats and they are 3 weeks old they have done great. But in one day 2 of them got down. One can stand but can't walk and the other one is down and can not get up or stand on b… read more
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Dr. JimRMaine
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I have a 10-mo old doe goat, not pregnant that I know of,
I have a 10-mo old doe goat, not pregnant that I know of, belly bloated but not firm....feels like a balloon. She has been down since last night. Hind legs not coordinated, shaky, cries when I move he… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
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Recently we found one of our goats down, unable to stand
recently we found one of our goats down, unable to stand and/or get up, and her extremities are stiff / rigid. She will eat and drink if we hand feed or use a syringe. Gave wormer then probiotics. not… read more
Jay Bickers
Jay Bickers
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Our female goat just delivered 2 live kids and 1 dead kid (3
Our female goat just delivered 2 live kids and 1 dead kid (3 total) yesterday. This morning I checked in and fed her. Things seemed ok. Now tonight, she hadn't eaten much of her feed, and seemed to we… read more
Joan
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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.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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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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2,269 satisfied customers
i have a baby goat about 3 weeks old is going to bathroom fine
i have a baby goat about 3 weeks old is going to bathroom fine but is very lathargick and is too weak to stand or eat we have milked the mother n fed him but no changes just going down hill we are a s… read more
Andrea Scheer
Andrea Scheer
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Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
I have a pregnant 3-year-old Nigerian Dwarf goat who I think
I have a pregnant 3-year-old Nigerian Dwarf goat who I think may have laminitis. She cannot stand for long. Her hooves and area above are warm. She was lame on a front foot, then both front feet, and … read more
Dr Steve
Dr Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
have a two week old bottle goat..one day wouldnt walk on back
have a two week old bottle goat..one day wouldnt walk on back legs then next day wont walk at all..eats good and no loose stool...… read more
Dr. Rosol
Dr. Rosol
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
146 satisfied customers
Last week I sold a healthy milker, kidded a month ago, with
Last week I sold a healthy milker, kidded a month ago, with her two kids, to a couple new to goats, who had been referred to me as a source for a milk goat. When they first called, I had them come ove… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Dear Goat Veterinary Doctor, If youre short of time, please
Dear Goat Veterinary Doctor, If you're short of time, please go directly to paragraph 2 for my question, thank you. On Tuesday, January 17, 2012 I found two newborn kid goats, about ten feet apart fro… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
DVM
1,180 satisfied customers
WE HAVE A GOAT WHO CANT STAND UP. SHE LITERALLY HAS TO BE
WE HAVE A GOAT WHO CAN'T STAND UP. SHE LITERALLY HAS TO BE PICKED UP IN ORDER TO GET HER TO STAND. HELP!!!!… read more
Fiona Steel
Fiona Steel
veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
703 satisfied customers
I have a goat (pygmy) that is about 5 years old. She just
I have a goat (pygmy) that is about 5 years old. She just lays there and bawls like she is in horrible pain. I can't get her to stand up. She is eating OK and drinking water. I now have her on coastal… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
328 satisfied customers
goat: who gave birth at around 6:00am this morning (9 hours ago)
We have a goat who gave birth at around 6:00am this morning (9 hours ago). She had a difficult delivery with four kids. She stood up for long enough to clean off her kids and let them nurse for a coup… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
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250 satisfied customers
I have a 5 month old goat kid who is displaying a weakness
I have a 5 month old goat kid who is displaying a weakness in the back legs and a depressed attitude. She is still on feed. We are not in a salinium deficient area. She had a twin male who died for no… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
Hi just wondering if you have heard of goats being poisoned
Hi just wondering if you have heard of goats being poisoned by ulex europaeus(gorse).my 6 mth old goat was put down by vet as he thought she had been bitten by snake.A few days later our other goat ha… read more
alhdvm
alhdvm
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
Our 1 year old female goat recently had a prolonged labor and
Our 1 year old female goat recently had a prolonged labor and delivery that required assistance to deliver. She had twins with the time between births about a hour. Since then she has been laying down… read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
Large Animal Vet
Doctoral Degree
60 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
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CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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