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    Goat carrying twins

    Hi all. A question... as i am a little clueless when it comes to goats. We have a goat that was in kid. She was scanned by our vet and it was confirmed. Is it possible for a goat to carry twins and abort one... the reason I am asking is she had blood on her tail and was very agitated. I have...
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    Diarrhea in pregnant ewes

    Hi all... me again. OK 2 questions... so 4 of my 6 ewes have given birth. The two that are left were brought in this evening but walked straight past their feed... I thought they were acting a little strange so just went out now to check on them and their is diarrhea everywhere. The other sheep...
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    Calf cant stand on her own

    OK so let me start right at the beginning regarding this calf... the owner was not aware his cow had calved as his cows roam all over the roads and beaches here and the cow calved on the banks of one of our lagoons. She abandoned the calf. When the calf was found by the owner she was in shock...
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    Help. Whats happening with my ewe

    Hi all... my ewe is trying to lamb by the looks of things but what she is trying to push out does not look normal... when she lies down and strains a mass looks like its is coming out but when she stands up it all goes back in. There is no bubble like sack and it has not burst and there is no...
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    Baby with broken leg

    Hi all. So I got a call from a farmer yesterday asking if I wanted another baby goat... I have 2 already from him that the mama's rejected. This little boy was butted really hard and his back leg was broken at the knee... I went off and collected him he is about 2 to 3 weeks old so bottle...
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    Help...

    Hi all... I need some help please... so last week friday I get a call from a farmer to please fetch a kid that the momma has rejected... off I go to collect the little one... she was not even 24hours old... I asked the farmer if she had managed to drink off her momma and get some colostum into...
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    Pulpy k8dney vaccines

    Hi all. So I now have 6 beautiful babies. Unfortunately I have no history on the mom's with regards to vaccinations so I have just vaccinated all the lambs with multivax. Anyone know how long I need to wait before i can deworm them after the vaccine has been given. As you cant deworm lambs that...
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    Lambing time!!

    Hi all. A quick question. So I have 5 persian fat tailed sheep that are very close to lambing. It's their first time lambing since I got them a year ago. How long after they start refusing food can lambing be expected? I only ask because the ram was a mutton merino and am a little worried that...
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    Hey all

    Hi guys. My name is Zummerol. I am from South Africa. I always come across your posts when looking for info on some of my animals and eventually decided to try and join. It worked and I am super stoked to have a group of people than can help me out when the need arises. I have all manner of...
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