Goat has pudding poop

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Mandyoh37, Aug 1, 2020.

  1. Mandyoh37

    Mandyoh37 New Member

    Aug 1, 2020
    I have a 2 year old alpine girl who is having pudding consistency poop the last 2 days. She previously had clumpy poo and I suspected a worm overload (also had pale pink eyelids) so i treated with cydectin 16 days ago and then gave her another round 6 days ago. She’s is acting fine and still eating and running around with the others. I’m not sure where to go from here. Advice appreciated. Vet is closed for the weekend here.
  2. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Certainly giving probiotics and a B Complex shot is always good. You really need a fecal done to the include coccidia. If you don't know what parasite she has, you may be treating with the wrong dewormer.
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  3. happybleats

    happybleats Well-Known Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Gustine Texas
    What color is her poop? I agree she need probiotics. Help rebalance her rumen flora. No grain while loose..hay, alfalfa and browse foods are fine. Make sure she is staying hydrated
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  4. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    I too agree with the others.
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  5. Steven Beckstead

    Steven Beckstead New Member

    Aug 2, 2020
    Lower Lake, Ca
    Your goat is dehydrated. Everything everyone else said. During the summer and or if goats are degraded we do a few things.
    1. (Always during summer) electrolytes in water
    2. (When dehydrated) 1 tsp. molasses in water per bucket
    3. All else fails 5oz of pepto bismal
  6. SalteyLove

    SalteyLove Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2011
    New England
    @Mandyoh37 - any changes with your goat?

    MeadowMist Laboratory is a really great service where you can mail fecal samples for issues like this.

    Did you use the Cattle Cydectin or Sheep? And what was the dosing use?

    Has her FAMACHA score improved?
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