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Just weaned 2 kids about a month ago. 3 weeks ago began
just weaned 2 kids about a month ago. 3 weeks ago began dragging rear legs. this progressed to the point of her going down completely. finally had to put her down this morning. … read more
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I have a 1 week old goat doe. Nubian. Bottle fed. Only 5
I have a 1 week old goat doe. Nubian. Bottle fed. Only 5 lbs. just got her last nite. Continued feeding hee “as much as she wants” 3 times a day like her owner was feeding her. Then this am rapid prog… read more
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Dr Linda
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Doctoral Degree
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My goat just delivered triplets between midnight and 1 am.
My goat just delivered triplets between midnight and 1 am. She had hard labor about 11 pm. I thought she was crowning , but the first kid was bent like a sandwich all four hooves touching. I turned th… read more
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I have a meat goat that is 7 days away from kidding that has
I have a meat goat that is 7 days away from kidding that has been for the last 2 weeks having trouble getting around but managing but as of last night she can not get up she tries but hind legs are no… read more
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I have a baby dwarf billy. He is 4 weeks old and has been
I have a baby dwarf billy. He is 4 weeks old and has been fine until tonight. He is whining and can not stand. His stomach rumbles occasionally and he throws his head back like a spasm. What can we do… read more
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My nervous mother goat had a hard birth and we had to pen her
My nervous mother goat had a hard birth and we had to pen her up with the kid and lift her up on her feet to insure the kid was feeding good. She would lay down on her sternum covering her udder. Once… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
we have a goat born last night. she is one of triplets. first
we have a goat born last night. she is one of triplets. first time mother. she was the last born. her back legs are very shaky and she cant walk well enough to nurse. the other two are doing fine. we … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a 2 day old goat. Her mother died last night, on top
I have a 2 day old goat. Her mother died last night, on top of her. We have brought her (the baby) into the house. I have warmed her up and have given her so far about 3 oz of cow's milk. 1. She won't… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Dear Goat Veterinary Doctor, If youre short of time, please
Dear Goat Veterinary Doctor, If you're short of time, please go directly to paragraph 2 for my question, thank you. On Tuesday, January 17, 2012 I found two newborn kid goats, about ten feet apart fro… read more
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Dan C., DVM
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
188 satisfied customers
I am bottle feeding two kid goats that will 2 wks old tomorrow.
I am bottle feeding two kid goats that will 2 wks old tomorrow. I can't seem to get them full. I am feeding 5 times a day at approximately 7 oz. I guess I will just increase to 8 or 9 to satisfy them.… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
goat: bottle..supplement..raspy..aspirated..if so what are the signs
I have a baby goat that has been abandoned by her mother..I need to know what to and how often and at what temp she should stay..please help she is currently taking a bottle mixed with kid supplememt … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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goats: minature..older one is 9 or 10 years old and had kids
I have nigerian minature goats. The older one is 9 or 10 years old and had kids 4or 5 years ago. There are 2 goats in the stable. I live in a city and feed the goats goat food(pellets) and timothy hay… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
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Doctoral Degree
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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
43 satisfied customers
lamb: adopted..weeks old..lying down..lame on her back left leg
Hello - We have an adopted lamb who is nearly 6 weeks old. Yesterday she was quiet - lying down a lot in the field and today she is also lame on her back left leg. What should I do please? She has not… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
Our goat gave birth yesterday, and kids wont nurse & her milk
Our goat gave birth yesterday, and kids won't nurse & her milk is thick & she doesn't want to be milked (our first goats,newbies). Do we need to do something to help the nanny goat? We gave the kids g… read more
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Dr. Shawn
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22 satisfied customers
My 2 year old doe fainting goat is walking very stiffly this
My 2 year old doe fainting goat is walking very stiffly this morning and had some drool under her chin. When she tried to poop, only one little piece came out.… read more
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Doc Evan
Professor
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1,055 satisfied customers
Weak Newborn goat buck, and Sister with Scours (24 hours old
We have a set of newborn (24 hour old) goat twins. One buck, and one doe. When born, both kids were small. Yesterday, both did stand to nurse. The buck was not very active, but he did stand and walk a… read more
Dr. Maggie
Dr. Maggie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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goat: small amount of bloody discharge..distress..peeing..no signs
We have a pygmy goat and when we got her we were told she maybe pregnant. well two days ago she had a small amount of bloody discharge which is white know and she does not seem to be in any distress s… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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