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Bad Disbudding

Discussion in 'Diseases & Injuries - Goats' started by Georgia Girl, May 29, 2019.

  1. May 29, 2019
    Georgia Girl

    Georgia Girl Overrun with beasties

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    I took my 4 baby goats at 4 days to the vet to have them disbudded, the vet said he was going to do it with a laser and do a pain block. They are now 4 weeks old and have horns, not scurs growing in. I think the vet needs to know what are poor job was done and I now think they are too old to be redone. What is your opinion of letting the vet know. I think I was charged for a professional disbudding and it is much worse than any lay disbudding I have seen. I took goats in at the age they recommended and now have to contend with perhaps not being able to sell them because of the horns.
     
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  2. May 29, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Herd Master

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    I'd at least send 'em a pic and let them know that their procedure gave a less than satisfactory outcome - in a nice way. :)
     
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    B&B Happy goats

    B&B Happy goats Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    I would let them know what is going on and ask for either a refund or a redo.....you have nonthing to loose !
     
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