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Experience:  20 years in private practice, Fish Health Certified and attending veterinarian Missouri State University.
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Sheeps ligament was damaged in shearing. Since then leg has

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Sheep`s ligament was damaged in shearing. Since then leg has become increasingly bent and stiff. Now leg is completely bent back all the time and sheep can barely stand. How can it be treated?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. MD Stafford replied 7 years ago.
Without the proper ligaments and full range of motion the leg will become permanently disabled. More than likely there is not a treatment that will be effective. You might have your local vet take a look to make sure but don't get your hopes up.
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