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  1. Health & Wellness
    Hi all, I'm new to this forum. Live in NC and have a small herd of Nigerian Dwarf goats. One of my 7 week old kids got sick with what I believed to be Pneumonia. Started him on aspirin as he was running a fever of 105.6, gave Tylan for 3 days and he started to perk up and fever went away and...
  2. Parasites
    9 month old goat with severe diarreah. Never separated feom mom. Saw him urinate today. Gave dewormer 3 days ago and no improvement. Stool is literal green liquid today. No obvious worms seen in stool. He is grazing with others but has definetly lost weight. Eyes looking paler. All 7 other goats...
  3. Health & Wellness
    On Thursday, a 10 week old kid was weak with a messy tail. He had discharge in his eyes. I had banded him on the previous Sunday. All seems well with the banding. I brought him inside. Temp was low, 100. I washed him. Cleared his eyes. They were red, so I put some pink eye drops in. Nose is also...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I had a set of twins born Tuesday (3 days ago). They are a Pygmy mix. The mom rejected the little boy so I am bottle / holding down mom feeding for the first time. I think the baby is doing okay as far as eating but I am really worried about his breathing. It is labored, his chest seems to...
  5. Health & Wellness
    10 week old doeling had a fever and was not eating, acting lethargic... Took her to the vet and they gave her a shot of Banamine and Excenel. Once we got her home she started panting with her tongue out and her back legs went stiff. Called them and they said to give benadryl which seemed to get...
  6. Health & Wellness
    My 3 month old was free ranging and got extra curious about my husband doing his oil change. While he was at the bench he managed to get under the car and get a lick or 2 in of the motor oil in the drain pan! Will she be ok? What should I do?
  7. Health & Wellness
    My little doeling (4 months) started scouring yesterday. She's eating and drinking normally, and moving around with bright eyes. When it started to rain last night, I put their hay in their house, so it would stay dry while they ate. I noticed her coming out and trying to eat wet hay from her...
  8. Health & Wellness
    She was born yesterday I have had to feed her, she is preemie (1-2 pounds), and today i woke up [her and her sister slept inside] and she was laying akward calling, when i pulled her out she wanted to get up but couldnt and she was walking yesterday. she has yellow diarrhea,and bleats but then...
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