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A buck maybe 6 months old has a limp, it feels swollen &
A young buck maybe 6 months old has a limp, it feels swollen & warm around the ankle . What can I do … read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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We an a 9 yr old large boar goat brown/ over the past 18
We an a 9 yr old large boar goat brown/white over the past 18 month his right front leg has become very crooked at his knee and causes a lot of pain. He is on pain meds but our local vet said he could… read more
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Dan C., DVM
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I have a that's lame on his left rear leg. It hurts all the
I have a bull that's lame on his left rear leg. It hurts all the way down his leg. His ankle is swollen and very tender. He's been that way for about a month so far. … read more
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Jay Bickers
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Doctoral Degree
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It appears he may have sprained or broken a leg. He just
It appears he may have sprained or broken a leg. He just lays in the same spot and when he gets up he limps and it appears very painful for him. He is 4.5 years old and weights about 1300 to 1500 poun… read more
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Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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We have a heifer calf that is about 2 1/2 months old. She
We have a heifer calf that is about 2 1/2 months old. She was a very small calf at birth. When we finally turned her out with the herd we noticed her walking funny on her right front leg and it seemed… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,347 satisfied customers
Have a 140m calf we had to do a hard pull 2 days ago. calf
have a 140m bull calf we had to do a hard pull 2 days ago. calf is very alert, but isn"t using his frt legs. unfortunately, the person that pulled calf, didn't use a two point wrap on each leg and I'm… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,347 satisfied customers
My daughter's 5 week old goat has broken its foreleg. No
Hi! My daughter's 5 week old goat has broken its foreleg. No vets around to see him until Monday. He's in a pen with another young goat. Should I try to crate him and splint it?… read more
Doctor.A
Doctor.A
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
322 satisfied customers
Hi We have a 6 week old orphan Camel with front legs bending
Hi We have a 6 week old orphan Camel with front legs bending backwards at the knees when standing in the first two weeks the legs were straight He has been on Stewart Bone Formula 19 days, will this h… read more
Dr. Taus
Dr. Taus
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I have a boer goat that she injured her front ankel she dosent
I have a boer goat that she injured her front ankel she dosent put her leg down .what can I do… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
We are calving and have quite a few calves born with what I
We are calving and have quite a few calves born with what I call the "knuckled over" problem. Their ankle joints are locked into the calf not being able to walk on his hooves. We have had a calf here … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
calf: my local vet..hide, and was an open wound..antibiotic shot
I have a 3wk old calf that has a broken ankle I have used vet wrap and splints to try and set it. First I used pvc pipe which is what my local vet said to do, then when I took it off last week to chec… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
Just removed vet applied cast from 3 week old baby goat per
Just removed vet applied cast from 3 week old baby goat per vets instructions. Back leg broken at birth. Leg is healed and very week. Other back leg is also week and is bowing out. Any thing I can do … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,347 satisfied customers
I have a calf that was born 3 days ago today, yesterday we
I have a calf that was born 3 days ago today, yesterday we found him in the hay ring and unable to stand, I went and got some colostrum supplement and he drank 3 pints, today he is better, and trying … read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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DVM
250 satisfied customers
I think our horse either stepped on or somehow hurt our week
I think our horse either stepped on or somehow hurt our week old lamb. I think she has a broken leg, what can we do for home care as we can't afford a vet visit.… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Our goat was attacked by a dog and has a broken leg can it
Our goat was attacked by a dog and has a broken leg can it be fixed or do we need to put him down?… read more
Michele Konnersman
Michele Konnersman
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Doctoral Degree
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calf: pasture..jagged cuts on left front leg, seemingly not deep..hoof
I have a calf born on May 24. On May 30 while cutting hay off the pasture, the calf was startled and ran into the hay mower. He has jagged cuts on left front leg, seemingly not deep, above the hoof jo… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
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754 satisfied customers
calf: not straighten his front feet and stand on them
Good Morning, About two weeks ago I had a new calf born who could not straighten his front feet and stand on them. I don't know the technical terminology for the condition, but on our farm of around 4… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a 3 week old lamb - very healthy and strong, except
I have a 3 week old lamb - very healthy and strong, except it was born with its front feet turned in. She walked the first few days on her ankles. I used PVC pipe split in half to make splints. Taped … read more
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LennyDVM
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