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My goat is unable to walk today. She kidded a about 6 weeks
My goat is unable to walk today. She kidded a about 6 weeks ago and lost all 3 kids. She had them outside and in the middle of the night so not sure why but assumed due to exposure. Then mom seemed to… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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She has symptoms of a stroke. Only a little over a year.
She has symptoms of a stroke. Only a little over a year. Head tilt to the left, drooling, eye unable to open, almost paralysed look to the left side. She wants to eat/drink but can't. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Maybe goat polio. Started three weeks ago. Wobbly one day
Maybe goat polio. Started three weeks ago. Wobbly one day and the next day she couldn't stand. Her neck was contorted toward her right side. She could only roll. I started giving her200 milligrams of … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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My pygmy goat, a doe 9 yrs. old weighing approx. 65 lbs, was
My pygmy goat, a doe 9 yrs. old weighing approx. 65 lbs, was attacked by my pony. The pony bit her and lifted her off the ground several times. My equine massage therapist examined her yesterday and f… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, I have a 6yr old doe goat(Ruth) that is eating/drinking but cannot stand. Has been dow
Hi, I have a 6yr old doe goat(Ruth) that is eating/drinking but cannot stand. Has been down for 3days. Has been wormed regularly. in the past 7-10 days lost most of her body mass. She is now emaciated… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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My nanny goat is 16 and 1/2. 2 days ago I found her on her
My nanny goat is 16 and 1/2. 2 days ago I found her on her side unable to get up. thought she would benefit from being in the shed for our cold nights, so i rolled her onto a blanket and dragged her i… read more
Dr. Taus
Dr. Taus
468 satisfied customers
Mother goat had 3 kids less than 3 weeks ago - 1 died about
Mother goat had 3 kids less than 3 weeks ago - 1 died about a week ago. 2 days after that, mother stopped eating, drinking, being able to stand. She has been getting hand fed both food and water. Has … read more
Andrea Scheer
Andrea Scheer
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Doctoral Degree
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Kid goat - 3 weeks old - cannot stand and neck will not straighten
Kid goat - 3 weeks old - cannot stand and neck will not straighten out - she keeps it arched back against her back. We found her in the nursery with the other goats laying on the hay arching and kicki… read more
JoanNortonVMD
JoanNortonVMD
Post-Doctoral Degree
148 satisfied customers
I have a nubian goat who was attacked 10 days ago by a coyote.
I have a nubian goat who was attacked 10 days ago by a coyote. He has some bites on his leg. His injuries seem to be healing, but he refuses to stand up and stay standing. Should we splint him to forc… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
23,723 satisfied customers
My pygmy goat seems to have something wrong. During feeding
My pygmy goat seems to have something wrong. During feeding this morning he was standing in the middle of the pen looking up with his neck extended to the extreme. He was swaying and going cross eyed.… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
I have some young goats and today one of them was just standing
I have some young goats and today one of them was just standing in the pen. She seemed to be confused. Her ears are possibly froze. They are swollen and seem to be sensivtive to the touch. there is ha… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
My goat is acting drunk almost, just standing and when she
My goat is acting drunk almost, just standing and when she walks she stagers. She just started this yesterday which is when she also stopped eating. She has no temp, no diarea, is urinating, no bloati… read more
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
289 satisfied customers
Hi, I think my Goatie(doe)may have listeriosis. Down, Drooling,
Hi, I think my Goatie(doe)may have listeriosis. Down, Drooling, head pulled to one side, but the spasms seem more like straining for a stool. I did a rectal as far as I could and feces were normal. On… read more
KF Grich
KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
hello, Please help she is a baby goat, i think her back is
hello, Please help? she is a baby goat, i think her back is either VERY injured or broken. she was attacked and i went to rescue her. i turned to find her still laying on the ground screaming kicking … read more
Dr. Ellen
Dr. Ellen
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Doctoral Degree
519 satisfied customers
Yearling Angora goat doe, weak and unable to stand for 10 days.
Yearling Angora goat doe, weak and unable to stand for 10 days. Wormed regularly with Valbazen. Local vet decided it was parasitic, based on "some" worms and "some" coccidia in fecal exam; prescribed … read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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goat: is it possable she got hit by atruck .she is not in any pain
fainting goat I found her in the ditch , she is unable to stand it has been 3 days. she is eating and drinking . is this a problem with fainting goats or is it possable she got hit by atruck .she is n… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
I have raised goats for more than 30 years, and have have had
I have raised goats for more than 30 years, and have have had several die over the years with the same symptoms. They act like they have had a stroke, maybe limping in one hind leg, or even sort of pa… read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
Goat unable to stand, legs seem very weak. Vet came and gave
Goat unable to stand, legs seem very weak. Vet came and gave her dewormer and penicillin, but it didn't seem to help. She flops over on her side and has difficulty holding her head up and straight so … read more
Dr. Maggie
Dr. Maggie
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Doctoral Degree
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