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Have three boer goats. One has diarrhea and one has a
one has diarrhea and one has a swollen face. what do you suggest? … read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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We have lost several cows quite suddenly. The first sign is
We have lost several cows quite suddenly. The first sign is weight loss and then swelling under the neck. They die very quickly after that. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
I am having a problem with accumulation of fluid in the face
I am having a problem with accumulation of fluid in the face and jaw of both sheep and goats. The appearance is bottle jaw, but I am wondering if something besides worms could be the problem. My pastu… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
One of my dorper ewes is very swollen around the jaws and it
one of my dorper ewes is very swollen around the jaws and it is after hours to contact my vet and I am worried.… read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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Have a cow due on second calf in January,seems to have a soft
Have a cow due on second calf in January,seems to have a soft swelling under her jaw,comparable to what is known as 'bottle jaw' in sheep when infected with 'barbers pole' worms.She is running with fo… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
My dorper ewe has a swollen lump under her mouth , we believe
My dorper ewe has a swollen lump under her mouth , we believe it may be barber pole worm & we have drenched her 3 times now , she is also feeding twins . She is very poor & her lambs are small for the… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
Just bought a ewe and her 3 month old lamb has bottle jaw I
Just bought a ewe and her 3 month old lamb has bottle jaw I think. The person we bought it off of said she wormed Friday and today Saturday . The little lamb is sort of week but trying to eat. What sh… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
I have a 2 y/o nubian goat, just kidded twins 3 mos ago. She
I have a 2 y/o nubian goat, just kidded twins 3 mos ago. She developed bottle jaw aprox. 2 weeks ago. I have wormed her with ( starting in order) albendezole, safe guard, ivermectine, and sulfamethazo… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
We live in South Fl, worm our goats regularly with Cydectin,
We live in South Fl, worm our goats regularly with Cydectin, Valbasin & Ivomek. We are now have constant problems with 2 goats having swelling under the jaw, Have given penicillin 3 days in a row and … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
Noticed 1 of my sheep was losing weight (small flock of 5)
Noticed 1 of my sheep was losing weight (small flock of 5) & when I went to drench she was lethagic. Rounded up the other sheep & whilst in pen 1 appearing to be fat & healthy dropped dead. The other … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,371 satisfied customers
Boer goat with diarrohea and lack of strength - have drenched
Boer goat with diarrohea and lack of strength - have drenched with Panacour yesterday and given a range of feed. Is eating but little moving around… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I wormed my ewes about a monthy ago with Ivermax. About a
I wormed my ewes about a monthy ago with Ivermax. About a week ago I noticed one of my ewes getting a swollen throat, gaggling sound when breathing. I had heard that is a sign of worms, so I dosed her… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a nanny boer goat, probably 3-4 years of age. She has
I have a nanny boer goat, probably 3-4 years of age. She has been in good health but recently developed a big swelling on her left cheek, into her eye. The eye has turned milky and the swelling is big… read more
Dr. Brian
Dr. Brian
Doctoral Degree
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goat: cries out often, wobbles when she walks and acts..She eats
I have a pregnant boer goat due to kid March 3rd, she stands with her head down, cries out often, wobbles when she walks and acts like her joints are stiff. She eats good and her temperature is 102.3.… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
i got a pregnant boer doe, due for delivery this march. last
i got a pregnant boer doe, due for delivery this march. last december, she had a diarrhea, we injected terramycin to her but did not get better we resorted to ivomec, and her diarrhea stopped. last we… read more
brookevet
brookevet
PhD (Parasitic Immunology) France
140 satisfied customers
goats: 7 month old doe..alert..grain and hay but doesnt..her 4 doses
We have Boer goats. 2 days ago a 7 month old doe was unable to walk or stand. She is alert and eating grain and hay but doesnt seem interested in drinking anything. I have been giving her a B-complex … read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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DVM
250 satisfied customers
cow: swelling under..also has peeling skin on either side of her nose.
hi, i have n old cow which i notice this evening has hard jaws and hard swelling under her jaws. also has peeling skin on either side of her nose. i have never seen anything like it. regards bob… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
I have a female boer goat that I have been treating for bottle
I have a female boer goat that I have been treating for bottle jaw. She is loosing alot of weight and last night she was down and secluded by herself away from the rest of the herd. She appears lathar… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
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