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She is limping. Her hooves were trimmed a month ago. I think
She is limping. Her hooves were trimmed a month ago. I think she sprained it. Is there a way to tell a sprain from a break? She is putting pressure on it just a bit. What can I do ? This was done just… read more
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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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Dan C., DVM
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One goat jumped on top of the other goat and the goat that
One goat jumped on top of the other goat and the goat that got jumped on has now been limping on her front leg for about a week. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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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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I have a 3 most old goat, hung her leg in a fence last night.
I have a 3 most old goat, hung her leg in a fence last night. Does not feel broken anywhere. We soaked it 15 minutes in warm Epsom salt and water, then sweat wrapped it using a clean soak, saran wrap,… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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I have a pregnant 3-year-old Nigerian Dwarf goat who I think
I have a pregnant 3-year-old Nigerian Dwarf goat who I think may have laminitis. She cannot stand for long. Her hooves and area above are warm. She was lame on a front foot, then both front feet, and … read more
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Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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About 2 weeks ago, my pregnant goat (due in May) had hair loss
About 2 weeks ago, my pregnant goat (due in May) had hair loss on its legs; it seemed to be chewing hair off its legs so i treated it for fungus with anti-fungal spray (OTS) and that seemed to work, b… read more
paws_and_claws
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my 7 yr. old nubian goat has founder/ abnormal hoof growth.
my 7 yr. old nubian goat has founder/ abnormal hoof growth. Almost crippled. What to do and I need a person to trim twice a month in Petaluma/ santa rosa area… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg.
Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg. She is weightbearing but limping a lot. She holds the back of her hoof off the ground most of the time. She sits alot and has had foam at… read more
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CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
328 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
I soaked the area once with warm water and the swelling went
I soaked the area once with warm water and the swelling went down. Today it was back up again. It doesn't appear to be an absess (my herd is CAE & CL free). It is very pliable. It almost looks to be a… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
My goat is lame. I have checked and checked her hoof. I smell
My goat is lame. I have checked and checked her hoof. I smell and see nothing, and there is no swelling, and the bones and joints do not appear out of place in any way. I have soaked it, applied hoof … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 3 month old calf that is limping on front leg and
I have a 3 month old calf that is limping on front leg and there is some swelling with the hoof spread apart.… read more
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Dr. Larson
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i have a 6 month old angus x bull calf with swollen back legs
i have a 6 month old angus x bull calf with swollen back legs from the half way height to the top of the hoof.… read more
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
My goat is kneeling alot on her front knees and walking like
My goat is kneeling alot on her front knees and walking like she is sore. i trimmed her hooves and now we are in a cold snap in the northeast. Shourld I remove her from the outdoors completely and wha… read more
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250 satisfied customers
her appetite and become very lathargic in the past few days..She limps
I have a 4 year old sow who has lost her appetite and become very lathargic in the past few days. She limps when she does walk. I think there are two things wrong. One is that she needs to have her ho… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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What is the best analgesic/antiinflammatory to give a goat
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Dr. MD Stafford
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i have a nine year old female pot belly. about two years ago
i have a nine year old female pot belly. about two years ago the vet who come out to trim her hooves must have used dirty clippers and infected her with a thrush infection that we have been fighting e… read more
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