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My buck was fine up until this am. He has been eating great but this morning he had diarrhea and its not stopping. He is still eating and drinking with no problems. I gave him pepto and his worming is up to date... any suggestions?
 

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Could be dietary...green tinted runs is from too much grain/graze/wet graze...
did he get into anyones feed? Introduced to new pasture?
Could be worms...dark brown to black...
have a fecal done to see if your wormer worked...check his lower inner eye lids for color..should be deep pink to red
Take his temp..shouldbe 101.5-103.5

Stop all grain...give pepto ..give cd antitoxin...offer electrolytes to keep him hydrated...here is a great recipe
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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He is weighing close to 150. I give 2 cc of ivermection im and double the dosage for safegaurd then recommended. We did just put a fence in his pen for some calves and i just spoke to my vet and she thinks its stress related. Thanks for all the help. I gave him some probios, pepto, penacillion and 200cc of gatorade hopefully he feels better in the am
 

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Stress can cause many things and certainly the runs...but I wouldnt hang my hat on that hook alone...

Ivomec is 1 cc per 40 pounds so 2 cc was good for 80# goats..I give it Sub Q never IM which is very painful...If worms are heavy I do it 3 times 10 days a part then once more in 30 days...
could be the low wormer dose didnt do the trick and he still has a worm issue...I would have that fecal done just to be sure....

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Safeguard should be done at 1cc per10 lbs for liquid and triple the horse dose for paste.

He also could have had a coccidia bloom so coccidia is a possibility.
 
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