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  1. C

    Goat didn't have bloat, but abdomen is full of water & he's not well.

    Hi all, I posted earlier this week about possible bloat in a fainter we sold. He doesn't have bloat now, We drove to see him yesterday and his belly is squishy on both sides. He's still lethargic and nothing like he was when he left here(he was my favorite little guy and I almost kept him but I...
  2. G

    Did pine needles lead to diarrhea?

    Hello, I have one fainting goat, Xander, who's sister recently passed away from an unknown illness (bleeding from rectum, would not eat, hardly drank, medicine did not work, died within 3 days) Now Xander has diarrhea. He is still eating and drinking just fine. His eyelids are not pale at all...
  3. goats&moregoats

    HELP....9 week old off her feed!

    Nutmeg has gone off her feed tonight. 9 weeks tomorrow. She took her bottle this morning, ate pellets & hay. Was eating leafs & grass this afternoon. Tonight no interest in bottle, pellets or hay. Does these deep long stretches...aches like she is uncomfortable...passing some gas. Gave her...
  4. G

    Sudden strange behavior

    Today my goat Charlotte started acting very strange all of a sudden. She seems like she has amnesia. She doesn't want to eat (she is usually obsessed with grain) she just stands in the same place and looks "spaced out". She's not hurt or blind, no changes in diet. And she's making a really loud...
  5. K

    Goat drooling

    I came out this morning to find my goat drooling, he acted a little bit sluggish but still eats, drinks, and goes potty alright and his poop is solid. I kept an eye on him making sure It didn't get worse it didn't but it didn't get better. I put him in a stall with fresh water, hay, and Baking...
  6. A

    Nigerian dwarf doeling lying down

    Our 12 week old Nigerian Dwarf doe was acting weird last night, lying down, then standing up, then lying down, over and over while she ate her grain. Anyone ever seen this behavior before? She seems totally normal besides the strange lying down behavior. Hoping she isn't in pain from bloat or...
  7. Finge

    3 week old kid became limp, how to cure?

    So, today one of my first kids, he's three weeks old, became limp, he was fine only a few hours ago, we went out to eat, came back and I tried to feed him, he fed well, but when I put him down to walk to his brother, he collapsed and wouldn't get back up. He's floppy, but we don't think he has...
  8. M

    Please HELP! My goat can't stand or keep his head up!

    This morning I went outside to let him out of his pen so he could roam, and found him on the floor, unwilling to move. He's more proactive now, trying to stand up on his own, but is unable to do so. Right now he is able to stand because i have his front end propped up with a stool. I've had him...
  9. Cberggren

    Newborn Kid problems

    Hello so we've had 4 goats kid lately and last night one of the Mommas was giving birth to a breached baby, the baby came out and it's brother followed. However the one that breached won't feed on its own, has to be bottle fed. It's eyes hasn't opened yet and can't stand but the brother is in...
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