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Have a spring lamb 3-4 months old with "puffy head" across
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I have an old ewe who is pregnant and she has presented today with a hard swelling on her neck. I've googled this and think it might be goitre - so I've dosed her with Iodine. I have also taken her te… read more
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Dwarf Nigerian. She was fine yesterday. This morning was
Dwarf Nigerian. She was fine yesterday. This morning was still in bed. Brown stains where her mouth was on the straw. She got up, but is shaking. Still standing, but ears down. Brown on the right side… read more
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I have a young lamb that was vaccinated about 5 days ago prior
I have a young lamb that was vaccinated about 5 days ago prior to banding its tail. The lamb now seem to have a paralyzed right front leg. The injection was given by the front right shoulder. I am afr… read more
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I have a 3 day old lamb that got colostrum for 18 hrs and which
I have a 3 day old lamb that got colostrum for 18 hrs and which I have been bottle feeding. She somehow got out of her pen (it is very cold here) and is acting very strange, like her back legs don't w… read more
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Hi, we have a 4 day old lamb who has developed a limp in her
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I live in southern Wisconsin (US). I have a pet female sheep
I live in southern Wisconsin (US). I have a pet female sheep about 6 years old who has been "out of it" for the past 5 days. Normally she's pretty energetic and comes when called or when I put out foo… read more
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Hi, my sheep is lying down a lot, she is very slow in moving
Hi, my sheep is lying down a lot, she is very slow in moving and won't bleat. She has lost her appetite and is not herself. I don't know what to do, she is around 6 years old I'm pretty sure. What sho… read more
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I recently purchased 3 Dorset Horn ewes and a ram about 2 weeks
I recently purchased 3 Dorset Horn ewes and a ram about 2 weeks ago. They cough off and on and have runny (clear discharge) noses. Rectal temperatures range from 103.4 to 104.4. They appear to be eati… read more
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two ewes of a flock of 14 are coughing and have blood from
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We have a 6 week old dorper ram lamb with paralyzed back legs...
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My father has a Dorset ewe which lambed 5 days ago and then
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I have a sheep down. We found it down during a heavy snow (4
I have a sheep down. We found it down during a heavy snow (4 ft in 24 hours). It was panting rapidly. Once we got it into the barn and on its sternum, it's breathing returned to normal. It's ears are … read more
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We have a 3 year old nanny that had twins, both born dead,
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I have a four year old ram who has diarrhea & weight lost.
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