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I have a doe that's in heat, she started this morning, and she had a bloody discharge yesterday and she has one today too. We are giving her remedies for interal bleeding just in case, but can somebody tell me what could be going on?

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There is no possibility she has been bred, she has had no access to a buck at all this fall. She is a doe we are milking through and not breeding, so I haven't been keeping track of her heat cycles, but they seem pretty regular. It like a discharge, and it is bright red blood. It reminds me of the discharge that they get after they kid. She has never had this in her heats before.
 

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I also had a Saanen doe do this a couple of years ago. She went lame after it and we just got her back in walking condition. She walked on her knees after she went lame. I didn't have the heart to put her down. She seemed so happy even walking on her knees. Now she is walking again but still uses her knees a lot out of habit. She has never come back into heat after this, and has never kidded or anything again. She kidded once for me and had a buck who I kept as a pet wether for her. She even lived with a buck for a while just because she was in with the others and the buck never even tried to bother her. I think she must be sterile now. She's only 4 years old. I would be interested to know what happens with your doe.
 

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She'll be 2 in April and she kidded last may('07) with twin does, normal delivery, no assistance, and an easy one. She is showing now other signs of being sick/off other than the discharge.

She seems to be going out of heat today, and her discharge is lessening, I'll keep updating.
 
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