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I have a 2 month old highlander calf. Limping on right front
I have a 2 month old highlander calf. Limping on right front foot. recently banded by vet (2-3 weeks ago) doesn't seem to be broken. but, he is unable to put any weight on it. What would you suggest I… read more
Dr. Rein
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He started limping this morning, favoring his right front
He started limping this morning, favoring his right front foot. Later, he would not take a walk with me and the other goat, Has spent a lot of time lying down in the goat cabin. We noticed that he has… read more
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Dr. Rein
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a three week old pygmy/nigerian dwarf buck whose legs
I have a three week old pygmy/nigerian dwarf buck whose legs are basically dead. He was the last out of three born. His oldest brother is strong and healthy and running and jumping and playing-normal … read more
Dr. Ellie
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doctor of veterinary medicine
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My goat has trouble walking, front legs bend and walks on
my goat has trouble walking , front legs bend and walks on sides of hoofs . he is healthy other than the issues with his front legs… read more
Dr. B.
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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When starting a trimming program on sheep that were
When starting a trimming program on sheep that were previously not done' should I start trimming back the partial false pad on the back of the hoof as well as trimming the curled excesses on the front… read more
Gina
Gina
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do goats with CAE get swollen feet? At least three times a normal size I can give you mo
do goats with CAE get swollen feet? At least three times a normal size I can give you more info… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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I have a 3 year old wether. He is eating fine (grass hay and
I have a 3 year old wether. He is eating fine (grass hay and goat ration) but he has started loosing weight and eats mostly from his knees. He also lays down more than he did. He still plays on the sp… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
328 satisfied customers
I work at a not for profit animal shelter in upstate NY that
I work at a not for profit animal shelter in upstate NY that also has farm animals. We have a 4 1/2 yr old nubian buck whose hooves are trimmed twice a year. Since last trim, in the fall, he's been sp… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a 5 year old female Nubian who has gradually quit walking
I have a 5 year old female Nubian who has gradually quit walking on one of her front legs. I have confirmed no foreign objects, no rot, and correctly trimmed hooves. I have tried to bend her leg out s… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Hi:My alpine goat(1.5 years old) seemed to have a problem
Hi: My alpine goat(1.5 years old) seemed to have a problem with one of her back legs. She was limping and keeping weight off it. We had her hooves trimmed and our vet was called in. She thought she mi… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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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
5 week old bottle fed calf can hardly walk. Limping on stiff
5 week old bottle fed calf can hardly walk. Limping on stiff front legs and walking on the toes on these legs. Now nursing off mom, but the front legs are a concern.… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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i have a nubian goat with a sore front hoof my ferrier trimmed
i have a nubian goat with a sore front hoof my ferrier trimmed him and my donkeys yesterday and he found what looks to be a cyst in between his hooves up at the top when he touched it the goat acted l… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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i have a three year old nigierian dwarf goat who has for the
i have a three year old nigierian dwarf goat who has for the past three months is lame on one leg when he gets up from napping. basically, he gets up and one of the front legs just hangs (and is tucke… read more
Dr. Brian
Dr. Brian
Doctoral Degree
43 satisfied customers
We have a 5 year old Spanish/Boer buck who is lame. It appears
We have a 5 year old Spanish/Boer buck who is lame. It appears to be his front right knee causing him to limp. The knee pops and crackles a great deal as he bends it or puts weight on it. What can we … read more
KF Grich
KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
What is the best analgesic/antiinflammatory to give a goat
What is the best analgesic/antiinflammatory to give a goat who has laminitis? Until I can get him to a vet?… read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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250 satisfied customers
goat: in a separate pen..thin and does not put on weight.
we have an old goat who has done something to her leg and will not put any weight on it at all. we have her in a separate pen. it is not broken but it has been over a week now. she is very thin and do… read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
Large Animal Vet
Doctoral Degree
60 satisfied customers
I have 10 Katahdin Shhep, The Ram is about 2yrs. old I have
I have 10 Katahdin Shhep, The Ram is about 2yrs. old I have never trimmed the hoofs,( I was'nt aware I needed too ) I believe the ram might have foot rot, ( not sure ) he also has a medium size CORN o… read more
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