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I have been raising goats years and am very familiar with
I have been raising goats for 30 years and am very familiar with foot rot, scald, abscesses and hoof issues with goats. However, I have a 4 year old nanny that is quite lame. She does not want to stan… read more
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Hi, I have a 1 yr old female goat who got her left hind leg tangled in twine. I found her lying down and the twine was very tightly wrapped just above her 'knee?' crook? It was clammy to the touch unt… read more
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About 2 weeks ago when Hurricaine Sandy passed our pygmy goat
Our pygmy goat gave birth prematurely during the hurricane, she still acted as if another baby was due. She looked ok, and nursed her tiny kid just fine... but the last few days she is definitely tryi… read more
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pig: My 12 year old oberhalsi..discomfort..appear to be bloated.
My 12 year old Oberhalsi is experiencing abominal discomfort. She does not appear to be bloated. Heart rate increased (132 bpm), respiration is 31 bpm, temp is 99.0, could not hear any rumen sounds bu… read more
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We rescued a starving small female goat. She has gained some
We rescued a starving small female goat. She has gained some weight in the 4 weeks. She still has major loose feces. She is not tame. How do I help her?… read more
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We recently "rescued" a pygmy goat. We have been feeding her
We recently "rescued" a pygmy goat. We have been feeding her goat feed, additional minerals/vitamins, and of course she is able to feed freely about our property. A few days ago, her FRONT knees locke… read more
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We have two goats. The older goat developed a cyst on her
We have two goats. The older goat developed a cyst on her neck and it got infected. We were watching it closely and were about to take her to a vet ( we didn't because she seemed to have lots of energ… read more
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I have a goat who has what looks to be dermatitis (dry flaky
I have a goat who has what looks to be dermatitis (dry flaky skin) with some hair loss on her hind legs. My vet was out and looked at it and said it treat it with iodine. I have been and it is clearin… read more
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Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
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goats: lying down..eaten..avocado leaves (not the fruit)
I have two wether pygora goats that keep lying down, trying to stretch their legs out, stand up and stretch, little uncomfortable noises from them. They may have eaten some avocado leaves (not the fru… read more
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goat: week old..animal..brace circles around the hip joint, runs
My six week old Nigerian dwarf goat had her right hind leg/metatarsals stepped on by a horse two weeks ago. A local large animal vet crafted a metal rod brace to immobilize the leg. The brace circles … read more
Dr. Brian
Dr. Brian
Doctoral Degree
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goat: out and she walks very stiff on both front..eats..feed..lick
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goat: past week..I feed cracked corn with oats and alpha hay.
I have a 5 year old pygmy goat that has gone off her feed in the past week. I feed cracked corn with oats and alpha hay. She will eat apple, bread, lettuce etc. You can see the drop in weight already.… read more
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I have an Amish friend who has approximately 100 Boer Cross
I have an Amish friend who has approximately 100 Boer Cross goats. He has been having a problem with stiffness in their hind legs. It starts with a goat limping on one of their hind legs. It will get … read more
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my goat has symtoms of hypernatrmia after placing a mineral
my goat has symtoms of hypernatrmia after placing a mineral block. how should it be treated?… read more
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I have a goat that is loosing weight like crazy. The veterinarian
I have a goat that is loosing weight like crazy. The veterinarian here does not know much about goats and gave her ivomec. She is still loosing weight and eats very little. She is now avoiding social … read more
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yearling: mixture of pedilite, terimiasin(sp?), probiotics and pepto
We just bought a nanny yearling from the auction house and she's pretty stressed out. Scours and conjestion. We've been giving her a mixture of pedilite, terimiasin(sp?), probiotics and pepto. Trying … read more
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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
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goat: her front legs..shot..hind leg..is a lamancha about 7 months old
I have a goat that has lost her balance and cannot stand on her front legs immediately after recieving a shot of Tylan 200 SQ and Oxytetracycline IM in different sites. The tylan was in the neck arae … read more
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