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I have 29 pregnant dorper ewes about 1month to drop should i
i have 29 pregnant dorper ewes about 1month to drop should i dose them with :what and how" to prevent pregnancy toxicity … read more
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Dr-Bonk
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I have a very skinny ewe with lamb at foot. The shearer said
I have a very skinny ewe with lamb at foot. The shearer said two teeth missing. She can eat sheep pellets - wondering 1. At what point can I wean the lamb as it is smaller but eating a bit of grass no… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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we have a Dorper sheep that just gave birth to twins today,
we have a Dorper sheep that just gave birth to twins today, one of her teats is larger than the other and her udder looks swollen on that side neither lamb is nursing from that side. Is this mastituts… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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I have a lamb now 3 days old last night I noticed a little
I have a lamb now 3 days old last night I noticed a little bit of a snoot full noise so I gave him a 1.5cc shot of pennicillin. he weighs maby 3 pounds called the milledgeville vet this morning as he … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Losing 30% lambs in the lambing shed. No watery mouth, navel
Losing 30% lambs in the lambing shed. No watery mouth, navel ill, joint ill, scours etc. Individual lambing boxes, bedding changed between ewes, Vit E added to prelambing food, Co, Se bolus given 6 we… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Hi, I have a lamb born on Thursday with a very devoted mum.
Hi, I have a lamb born on Thursday with a very devoted mum. When we moved them on Saturday, I noticed the lamb had a slightly distended belly and thought 'well she had a good feed'. However, over the … read more
Anna
Anna
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HelloWe have a flock of several hundred sheepStarting
Hello We have a flock of several hundred sheep Starting a months ago, we noticed lambs loosing weight and having bad diarrhea ( green), lethargic, then many died, We assumed they needed worming again … read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
Hello, we have 30 pedigree poll-dorsets about to lamb. We
Hello, we have 30 pedigree poll-dorsets about to lamb. We have been feeding them reasonably well - average amount of grass plus hay & silage in racks (self help) and a small amount of molasses & wheat… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
23,614 satisfied customers
Hi- hope you can help. We are in the middle of lambing season
Hi- hope you can help. We are in the middle of lambing season here and today have been trying to help a sheep who is having a tremendous amount of difficulty. We found her this morning when doing earl… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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We have an app. 8 wk old lamb. She has until Wednesday (3/22)
We have an app. 8 wk old lamb. She has until Wednesday (3/22) had 2-16 oz bottles of lamb milk, free range of hay, water, and feed. Beginning Wednesday she has only taken a small amount of milk and wi… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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hi there what would you reccomend that i use to support
hi there what would you reccomend that i use to support the health of my pregnants ewes and and cover the lambs too, they are due from mid april. thanks wendy… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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Need veterinarian for this question -more specifically one
Need veterinarian for this question -more specifically one who knows SHEEP. Have a 6 month old ram lamb (katahdin breed) is sick and unable to keep up with herd. Has a clear "hiccup" action noticeable… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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i have a ram that is very skinny i will be mking him an appointmet
i have a ram that is very skinny i will be making him an appointmet with a vet to come an see him but i was wondering if you could give me some advice. he has been loosing weight then gaining a little… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
721 satisfied customers
Question concerns hair sheep. I got 8 sheep. One female
Question concerns hair sheep. I got 8 sheep. One female seemed a little withdrawn the last 3 or 4 days but I didn't think too much of it. Today when I went feeding them, her baby got my attention as i… read more
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
264 satisfied customers
I have 3 lambs and 7 goats that are 2 weeks old. I plan to
I have 3 lambs and 7 goats that are 2 weeks old. I plan to sell them at a farm auction on April 6. Should I worm these animals? What about 1 lamb and 1 kid that I will keep--when, and with what, would… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I have a flock of Katahdin hair sheep. I have 1 ewe lamb that
I have a flock of Katahdin hair sheep. I have 1 ewe lamb that was born last year. I noticed today that it is walking ''crooked''. I went out to feed and as it was running toward me it was almost runni… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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have a lamb/ ewe problem. Lamb 6 days old. Developed limp in
have a lamb/ ewe problem. Lamb 6 days old. Developed limp in front leg today. Ewe lame on back leg and labored breathing. The breathing has been like that since lambing. She was givne oxytetracyline t… read more
Dr. Berry
Dr. Berry
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DVM
78 satisfied customers
Large baby lamb approximately 40 lbs. eating very well alfalfa,
Large baby lamb approximately 40 lbs. eating very well alfalfa, sm amt of grain for lambs and 32 ounces of lamb milk twice a day. This evening she is not eating the hay, nor the milk that she usually … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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