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Update: I have been making her get uo several times throughout the day and propping her up with hay bales. She is still unable to stand on her own. It seems to be her right rear leg. She is eating and drinking. It will be a week on Saturday. I have been giving Dex, but it doesn't seem to be helping. I am at a loss, should I give her more time?
 

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How long has she been on Dex?

Doing Physical therapy on her legs may help. Work range of motion..push legs upward then around kind of circular motion. Add resistance by pushing up on her hooves. Goats loose muscle very quickly so our goal is to maintain muscle so when she can get up..she has the strength. Keep getting her up with support as often as you can..try for 3 to 4 times a day. I would continue care for as long as she fights.
 
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