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2yr old Nigerian with intermittent scours

Discussion in 'Diseases & Injuries - Goats' started by omg_sob, May 12, 2018.

  1. May 12, 2018
    omg_sob

    omg_sob Ridin' The Range

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    Hi guys,

    My 2 yr old Nigerian Wether keeps coming down with intermittent scours. Not super bad, but bad enough that his butt area gets black. He eats dry hay with his 3 other buddies (3 girls) all the same age from the same herd.

    I give him Vanilla Kaopectate 2x a day, and he usually is back to normal in about a week or so. Any thoughts on what could be causing this?

    Thanks!

    SOB
     
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    animalmom

    animalmom Herd Master

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    Have you had a fecal done on the boy?
     
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  3. May 12, 2018
    omg_sob

    omg_sob Ridin' The Range

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    No, but I guess that should be my next step? He's been fine for about three weeks, then I noticed he started again a few days ago...