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My goat is not eating like normal. Stands around in same
My goat is not eating like normal. Stands around in same place. Not drinking. Has eaten very little hay and no feed. No diarrhea. Have given c&d antitoxin and bloat treatment i got at tractor supply. … read more
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How can a goat be down before she will not be able to walk
how long can a goat be down before she will not be able to walk again … read more
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I have a 2 year old goat that I just purchased that has a
I have a 2 year old goat that I just purchased that has a kid suckling that is a month old. A day or two after I got her home she started to have weakness in her back legs and now she is barely able t… read more
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Dr. B.
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I have a 3 yr old boer goat. 1 and 1/2 weeks ago, he started
I have a 3 yr old boer goat. 1 and 1/2 weeks ago, he started walking very stiff like, almost limping. Local vet didn't know if foundered or not, gave us two doses of steroids to give him. He received … read more
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Im grabbing at straws here. Ive been taking advice from
I'm grabbing at straws here. I've been taking advice from a goat expert and vets, but I've had no luck with treating my baby pygmy goat. I've had him for 32 days and have watched his motor skills invo… read more
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
My healthy lactating doe got into some hen scratch and ate
My healthy lactating doe got into some hen scratch and ate quite a bit. It had been sitting for awhile and was likely contaminated with roach and /or mouse droppings. I found seed in her soft stools. … read more
Dr. Todd
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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.
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I have a female pygmy cross. She appears weak, lays down on
I have a female pygmy cross. She appears weak, lays down on her side and is unable to stand without being lifted to her feet. Her jowl area has swelling on both sides.… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have an eleven year old nanny boer goat. After last kidding
I have an eleven year old nanny boer goat. After last kidding this spring, she began losing weight. Two weeks ago, she was found laying down and will not get up. She is alert and eating and drinking. … read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
Large Animal Vet
Doctoral Degree
60 satisfied customers
Old goat, approximately 12 yrs., off her feed. Lethargic,
Old goat, approximately 12 yrs., off her feed. Lethargic, not moving, lying down on stomach. An odd sound when she breathes. What should we do?… read more
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goat: rescued..feed..gave him a little bit of corn syrup
We have rescued a 5 day old baby goat. We found him barely responsive and started to feed him. I also gave him a little bit of corn syrup since i thought his blood sugar may be low. Within a few hours… read more
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Dr. Lazarcheff
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Hi just wondering if you have heard of goats being poisoned
Hi just wondering if you have heard of goats being poisoned by ulex europaeus(gorse).my 6 mth old goat was put down by vet as he thought she had been bitten by snake.A few days later our other goat ha… read more
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Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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We have pregnant goat that is due any day and has a severe
We have pregnant goat that is due any day and has a severe ear infection that she has had for a few weeks. We mistook the signs for worms and treated her for that. We have completely cleaned her ears … read more
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Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
weeks old..grass..pen for many weeks now, eats cracked corn..energetic
Hello, I have a young half pygmy female, app. 11 weeks old who spends the nights in my house, spends days in a large fenced-in pen, has been munching grass in the pen for many weeks now, eats cracked … read more
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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i have a goat that wont get up she just had a baby, i have
i have a goat that wont get up she just had a baby, i have 9 other goats in with her and they are fine, she just acts like her legs wont work… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
328 satisfied customers
my pygmy goat is laying on her side, stiff legged with a slightly
my pygmy goat is laying on her side, stiff legged with a slightly distended abdomen (this is sometimes larger, sometimes smaller). when placed on her feet, she stumble runs a few feet he falls over on… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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My goat had a c-section today and afterwards she got bloat
My goat had a c-section today and afterwards she got bloat really bad were they had to stick a tude down her. They told me to make sure she did not lay all the way down and prob her up. well it had be… read more
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CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
328 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
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