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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    This is fascinating. Makes all the pieces come together. This is after time spent in the one paddock that is brushy...
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    With a heavy coyote presence, you would do well to have a couple of livestock guard dogs. I have 3, plus a Great Dane/Labrador cross...
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    AronstafFarm reacted to Alaskan's post in the thread Lead out wire for electric fence with Like Like.
    I never ran a long wire to the grounding rod... I only ever used a single grounding rod. So... grounding rod right by charger...
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    First, the insulation for most "lead out wires" is totally insufficient for useful electric fence voltages. The wire overhead for power...
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    We lime a couple tons to the acre when we establish. Magnesium levels are excellent everywhere but that one paddock, and they only are...
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    Welp, I tried doing the epsom salts (good suggestion!) this morning and I can't catch her, which is a pretty good sign. I'm not going to...
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    So... lots of research. This one seems much more likely to have "grass staggers". The paddock was really rich, but its a new area I...
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    IT won't let me attach .mov files which is what my phone generates, but it let me attach the zipped... she is kind of bobbing her head...
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    OK amateur sleuths... The rotation went back through the same paddock and now a different 3yearold ewe is showing the same symptoms. Not...
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    Can we all say robot 🤖🤖
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    Just wanted to update- she got what appears to be all strength back in a few days with only a tiny gait difference showing. I can only...
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    Now she can run several steps but then she kind of wipes out. Still limited to the hind legs as near as I can tell. So she is...
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    AronstafFarm replied to the thread Hind Legs Weak.
    UPDATE: Temp rectally was 98.6F. We gave 2mg dexamethasone subcutaneously yesterday. Within an hour after the steroid she was able to...
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    AronstafFarm reacted to purplequeenvt's post in the thread Hind Legs Weak with Like Like.
    You can re-dose, but you have to be careful because you can overdose them on selenium/E. It won’t hurt the other lambs to get some as...
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    AronstafFarm reacted to Baymule's post in the thread Hind Legs Weak with Like Like.
    I have no idea. It seems you have covered the bases. I wanted you to know that although I have no advice, you are not alone. Could she...
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