Whether won't eat, staying away from herd

Discussion in 'Health & Wellness' started by CaramelKittey, Sep 21, 2020.

  1. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    The convulsions he does in the first video, is that from the pain while trying to pee?
    I hope he gets better real soon!!
    :hug:
     
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  2. NigerianDwarfOwner707

    NigerianDwarfOwner707 Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2018
    East Coast, USA
    That’s what I was thinking.
     
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  3. happybleats

    happybleats Well-Known Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Gustine Texas
    I think snipping his pizzle is warranted. Goat-link .com has a great page on how to do that with good pictures. Snipping is super fast and he will hardly bleed if at all. Just use super sharp scissors. Getting him to extend himself is tricky.
    Be sure not to stand in the line of fire when you snip. ;)
     
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  4. CaramelKittey

    CaramelKittey Well-Known Member

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  5. GoofyGoat

    GoofyGoat Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2018
    TEXAS
    I'd give him a couple of cups of the alfalfa pellets twice a day.
    Since you don't have an exact weight but know he's over 100 lbs I'd personally just give 1cc of banamine once a day for up to three days if you can get it... as long as his temp stays between 101-103*.
    When cutting the pizzle use sterilized cuticle scissors (clean them well with alcohol) make sure that are very sharp and spray a weak tea colored iodine solution on the area after to minimize infection risk (you'll have to be quick)
    Keep monitoring his urine output
    You're doing great! Hang in there :)
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2020
  6. CaramelKittey

    CaramelKittey Well-Known Member

    Just wanted to confirm that I am only giving 1 tsp of Fruit Fresh in cranberry juice to Liam for every 12 hours for the next 3 days, right? Thank you!
    The ammonium chloride should hopefully arrive soon. It was supposed to arrive earlier..but of course it didn’t.
     
  7. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    How is he this morning?
     
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  8. CaramelKittey

    CaramelKittey Well-Known Member

    He didn't eat this morning, but he we found him standing, and he wasn't interested in his medicine, and was more forceful when fighting the medicine. We were only able to get 10 / 45 CC down his throat.
    The ammonium chloride is supposed to arrive tomorrow! Hopefully it will come a little sooner. :)
     
  9. GoofyGoat

    GoofyGoat Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2018
    TEXAS
    If you have to fight getting the medicine in him cut back on the amount of juice you're mixing with so he gets it all. You can offer the extra plain juice in a bucket and if he wants it he'll take it but you need to get the fruit fresh down him.
     
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  10. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    I agree.

    Hope he will be OK.
     
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  11. NigerianDwarfOwner707

    NigerianDwarfOwner707 Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2018
    East Coast, USA
    I would give him 1 cup of the alfalfa pellets.
     
  12. CaramelKittey

    CaramelKittey Well-Known Member

    He wouldn't eat at all this morning. No grain, no leaves. He won't get up. I tried to pull him up and he groaned. He is very weak. I can't get banamine. What should we do?
     
  13. CaramelKittey

    CaramelKittey Well-Known Member

    He even seemed to be shaking a bit. Is it too late for him?
     
  14. 21goaties

    21goaties Well-Known Member

    Mar 13, 2018
    Southern GA
    Rush him to emergency vet

    What is his temp
     
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  15. CaramelKittey

    CaramelKittey Well-Known Member

    Not sure of his temp. We are calling a vet now.
     
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  16. NigerianDwarfOwner707

    NigerianDwarfOwner707 Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2018
    East Coast, USA
    His bladder could have burst. He needs a vet ASAP.
     
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  17. happybleats

    happybleats Well-Known Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Gustine Texas
    :imsorry: hes not feeling better. Please get him to a vet..prayers
     
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  18. Tanya

    Tanya Well-Known Member

    Oh no. Please get hom to a vet. Poor baby
     
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  19. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    Hoping and praying he can get to a vet who can save him!
     
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