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Old 02-01-2013, 06:34 PM   #11
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Im on my way to the vet. Gonna pick up a few fecal test cannisters and test her and a a couple other random. Thanks, will let you know the results.



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Old 02-01-2013, 07:47 PM   #12
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Going to fecal test and I'll report the results. Thanks for the help.



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Old 02-01-2013, 08:17 PM   #13
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Yes, let us know.

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My guess is also cocci.

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Old 02-08-2013, 03:25 AM   #15
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You were right, it was cocci. I tested a few random others and it was just her. Ordered my meds and well see what we can do to get her healthy again.

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At least you know and can do something about it.

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Cocci came to my mind AND I know this might sound silly but I'm thinking tape worms...I read an article on goat-link.com and she showed pix of kids with slow growth..not much horn growth and once treated for tape..they began to grow....For Tape we use Valbazen and for Cocci I use Baycox....

here is the link to the tape worm article

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Old 02-08-2013, 04:17 AM   #18
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I'm so glad you got a fecal done and can get her on the road to recovery. She looks like a really nice young doe, what a shame this happened. But I'd be like you, clueless, especially if she is eating and acting fine.
I have a friend that had a kid that wouldn't grow either, and she wormed him, etc. but come to find out the wormer she was using wasn't working, when they got him wormed correctly, he started to grow.


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Cocci came to my mind AND I know this might sound silly but I'm thinking tape worms...I read an article on goat-link.com and she showed pix of kids with slow growth..not much horn growth and once treated for tape..they began to grow....For Tape we use Valbazen and for Cocci I use Baycox....

here is the link to the tape worm article

http://goat-link.com/content/view/72/109/#.URSCNaWnL8k

Oh wow, those pics, haha..
I always forget about tapeworm, but we do treat our goats at least 2x a year with Equimax horse paste just in case.
I've never treated for cocci, keep wondering if I should or shouldn't.
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:56 AM   #19
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So glad you figured it out...she looks like a sweet girl.
Will she ever "catch up" do you think?

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Hey i knew someone that had a goat just like that she is identical to her horns the same and everything. Her name was Valentine and i do not think she really ever grew... when she reached that size. Sorry didn't really help, but i guess some of them do not grow all the way.



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