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My llama was fine on Friday afternoon when I observed him,
my llama was fine on Friday afternoon when I observed him, my caretaker saw him walking around Sunday night, he found dead at 8 am this morning with foaming at the mouth and diarreia at the death site… read more
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Can a sheep that has been down for 10+ days recover? Besides rolling every couple hours and trying to help it stand, what else can be done?… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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I have an older ewe (about 7-8 years old) that is sick. Not
I have an older ewe (about 7-8 years old) that is sick. Not eating or drinking, breathing heavily with mouth open, head down and listless. We have given her 3 Primor pills, but they are old. That was … read more
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Steve O.
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Doctoral Degree
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I live in southern Wisconsin (US). I have a pet female sheep
I live in southern Wisconsin (US). I have a pet female sheep about 6 years old who has been "out of it" for the past 5 days. Normally she's pretty energetic and comes when called or when I put out foo… read more
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hellowe have a sheep and a lamb as lawnmowers on our 2000m2
hello we have a sheep and a lamb as lawnmowers on our 2000m2 paddock. 10 days ago a farmer friend came and checked our sheep and suggested we drenched them. on day 12 she sat down for good. on day 12 … read more
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Dr. Larson
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I live in Tonga, have 5 short haired sheep, I had a 4 mth old
I live in Tonga, have 5 short haired sheep, I had a 4 mth old lamb die unexpectedly yesterday. symptons, standing stating at the wall, lying down, off food and not drinking. I could easily approache t… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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our three year old sheep is pregnant. Our other mother gave
our three year old sheep is pregnant. Our other mother gave birth a few days ago so know she is soon behind. Found her stare gazing in the field yesterday not wanting to move figured she would lamb so… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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I have a sheep down. We found it down during a heavy snow (4
I have a sheep down. We found it down during a heavy snow (4 ft in 24 hours). It was panting rapidly. Once we got it into the barn and on its sternum, it's breathing returned to normal. It's ears are … read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,640 satisfied customers
I have a pet wether sheep who is approximately 5 years old.
I have a pet wether sheep who is approximately 5 years old. This morning he is having trouble getting up and walking. I cannot get him to stay up long enough to see if it is indeed a leg issue or if i… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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sheep: grazing..with chronic labored breathing..hasnt gotten
Hi, I live in Bandon Oregon and we have approximately 130 sheep grazing on over 200 acres. I have a ewe with chronic labored breathing. It's gone on for about 2 months and it hasn't gotten worse so fa… read more
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starrion44
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ewes: never vaccinated our herd for chymidia, but would like to breed
we recently bought a new ram and two ewes from the same farm ( a nationally known breeder). The breeder sugested that we vacinate for chymidia. We have never vaccinated our herd for chymidia, but woul… read more
Dr. Berry
Dr. Berry
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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
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Dr. Berry
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I have been raising sheep for about 4 years. The first flock
I have been raising sheep for about 4 years. The first flock I purchased came with an arrangement to watch over a farm while the owners were away. The sheep are mainly of the katadin breed or cross br… read more
Dr. Darren
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 3 yr old 150 lb wether (Old English Baby Doll Shouthdown
I have a 3 yr old 150 lb wether (Old English "Baby Doll" Shouthdown sheep) who has had a cough for 4-5 weeks. He has never been ill. While pregnant for him, his mother had a cough. She tested negative… read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 6 year old healthy male llama and a 3 year old healthy
I have a 6 year old healthy male llama and a 3 year old healthy female llama. I found the male lying down in the pasture. There were no apparent injuries but he was totally paralyzed in the front and … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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My sheep has swollen itchy eyes and a temp of 41 celsius! I
My sheep has swollen itchy eyes and a temp of 41 celsius! I found her panting and drooling on my return home yesterday, after an exceptionally hot day! She was in a field with another sheep and 2 goat… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
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721 satisfied customers
I have a sick lamb i am taking care of for a friend that was
I have a sick lamb i am taking care of for a friend that was in a terrable accident. She is in the burn unit and the two week old lamb is left in my care. I used to raise sheep years ago so iknow a li… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I need your assistance regarding my pet pygmy goat named Buster
I need your assistance regarding my pet pygmy goat named Buster Brown. He was operated on for urinary calculi 4 weeks ago. The procedure was called urolithiasis and PU . His bladder had ruptured. This… read more
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