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Help! Doe has slight cough and threw up cud

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So my doe in milk hasn't been feeling well lately. She has been picking at her food, and today flat our refused to eat. This morning I gave her some kefir, and homemade electrolytes, then went off to work. I came home, armed with some antiacids, but she won't eat them. after bringing the other goats back, I noticed she had recently thrown up some cud, and has some cud smeared on the walls of her pen.

Her temp this morning was 101, and now it's 102.1. She got up, and looks fairly alert.

All I have on hand are ivomec, B12, red cell, activated charcoal, and other items that can be found in the kitchen. the local vet is, imo, not very good.

what else can I do?
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Prayers she recovers quickly ! Poor baby :(
thanks Laura. sucks having a sick animal. at least people can talk!
I know ! Im so sorry :( Wish she would give you more of a hint of what the heck is wrong .
How are you giving the kefir ? I never heard of giving that .
Oh Im sure its great to give ! I was just curious how you did it :)
Thanks for explaining it for me ;)
Your doing a great job :hug: Keep us posted .
:clap: I wouldn't stop just yet , you don't want a rebound. JMO though.
Has she started to drink yet ? Not sure if you did this already , but maybe add a little molasses to water and offer it to her ?
I would also have just plain water available at all times.
Great Job nchen7 :cool:
Thats great hear ! Im so glad she is recovering :)
What a stressful time for you :(
You did a awesome job ! Your the best goat mommy too ;)
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