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you need to get her temp up - warm blankets, hot hair dryer.

do you have CD-Antitoxen or milk of magnesia? the low temp is making her rumen shut down, so no more feed for her until her temp is back up.
 

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this is from happybleats:

"the new recommended dose for cd antitoxin is
kids under 6lbs give them 3ccs
kids 6-15lbs give them 5ccs
kids 15-20lbs: give them 10ccs
For adults- 80lb goat will get 20ccs
injected SQ every 12 hours

But Im still old school about it lol..with 1 cc per 5#.. every 6 hours for the first day then I go to every 12 ... guess Im just a worry wart.. "


how are the colour of her eyelids?
 

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ya...needles are weird to give esp the first time.

is she drinking? how's her temp? coming back up?

here's a recipe for homemade electrolytes. she needs to keep hydrated. maybe use warm water too to help get her temp back up.


Homemade Electrolytes

A half gallon of hot water
2-6 Tablespoons of Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses or what you have on hand or honey
1-2 Tablespoons of Either Sea Salt, Epsom Salt, Baking Soda or Table Salt.
1 cup of Apple Cider Vinegar


Mix well and drench or let them drink it.
 

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Good advice given!!!! Gether temp up!!! warm blankets, a space heater with you present (never leave her alone with it) or a heating lamp..rub briskly.to stimulate! Keep up with the cd antitoxin every 4-6 hours!!
..Thiamine or fortified B complex is needed...check you bottle if the Thiamin is 100gm then 4 -5 cc per 100# every 6 hours..itf its the 25 ML you will need to give 4 times that amount!! never give more than 10 cc at one location...the injection sight will leak it all out...so changed location when giving more than 8 to 10 cc

you also want to treat for listeriosis since both listeriosis and polio look the same..large doses of Penicillian is needed ..this link shows a chart onhow much to give plus gives info on both illnesses
http://www.tennesseemeatgoats.com/articles2/listeriosis.html

also consider Deer worm if you have white tale deer...
 

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when my goat was down, goathiker told me to give 12 x B100 complexes. crush it up, and mix with some honey to get it down, OR what I did was drench it with the electrolyte mixture.
 

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nono, 12 tablets at one go. one tablet doesn't have enough, and goats don't absorb the vitamin well through their stomach, so you have to give a lot. don't worry, there's no overdosing on B vitamins. what she won't use she'll pee it out.
 

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ok, found it from goathiker:

"I worked out with a gal how many human Thiamin tabs she would need one time. It was 12 100mg ones crushed and mixed with a bit of honey. "

so, make sure the total number of b vitamins equal 1200mg of thiamine (B1)
 

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good advice!!
 
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