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  1. Health & Wellness
    One of my does started walking on her knees while on pasture about 9 days ago. Her hooves were slightly overgrown, so I trimmed them. She started walking better, then went back to kneeling again sometimes. I have been soaking her hooves in cold water morning and night since she first started...
  2. Health & Wellness
    Hi all, We have a 2 week old buckling who is healthy and growing well but we just noticed this morning he has a very swollen knee and has started limping. Do you think this is joint ill? Or could it possibly be something else? We dipped his umbilical cord in iodine when he was born. We just...
  3. Health & Wellness
    my 10-1/2 year old Pygmy goat recently started limping. At first I thought it was arthritis but today it seems to be hurting her more. It's not from trimming her hooves. Ideas?
  4. Health & Wellness
    I have a 13 month old Nigerian Dwarf doe who has been limping on her front left leg for about a month and a half now. It's subtle, off and on over the course of each day, and she'll stand with it off the ground about half the time. Other than the leg, she's healthy, no major injuries that I know...
  5. Health & Wellness
    I have three wethers, they are about a year old and all of them are limping, holding one foot up, it has been worse for the past two days, I think due to fact that it has been very wet weather. I have attached an image of one of there hoofs. I am new to goat keeping so do not know what a...
  6. Health & Wellness
    I have a nigerian dwarf buckling that is about 5 1/2 weeks old. He is a triplet. Yesterday night, i noticed that he was limping on his back right leg and was acting a little lethargic. The joint is slightly swollen and he yells whenever the leg is touched, so i decided to splint the leg and pull...
  7. Health & Wellness
    Our young doe cut her knee. She began limping and her upper leg and knee were very swollen. The vet came and gave her injections of antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, and pain medicine. He said to wait a week. But the leg and knee were still swollen. He then prescribed 3 injections of Florfenicol...
  8. Health & Wellness
    I took a goat from a woman 2 days ago. The rest of her goats had been killed by dogs and this goat was the only survivor. I only have one goat who needed a friend. The woman told me the goat was "limping". When I picked her up I saw that she was not putting any weight on her back left leg. She...
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