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I have two does that are 37 days pregnant ( if they are pregnant. Is it to late to give them lute? I don't want to cause them pain. Would they actually go into labor or just go into heat? I really don't want them pregnant right now.

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IM injections for goats can be given into the thigh muscle. Aim the needle from the side, not from the rear, that avoids hitting the sciatic nerve. Or IM injections can be at the neck and the flank, but I don't recommend using them for IM injections.

I've always given IM injections in the leg, the nerve doesnt run everywhere throughout the leg, it runs right in the middle, so it is safe to give injections on either side of the nerve.

This is where the sciatic nerve runs
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I have heard, too many horror stories, even if you think you may of missed the nerve. Sometimes breeders have and do anyway.
This is why I strongly heed warning.

If you are having luck with it, that is great, but I want to warn those, that do not know of the nerve issue.
 
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