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A 9 week old buckling had terrible scours this morning. Liquid all over his bum and it kept coming out.

I quickly gave him pepto bismal and 2 ml of toltrazuril 5% Baycox. He started to act better after a while and foraged a bit, but did not eat his grain. I have been giving him Gatorade and Bounce Back electrolytes since this morning, all of which he drank from a bottle. I also gave him Electrolyte paste.

No bowel movements since that mornings liquid diarrhea episode.

3 hours ago, he began to act off. He then had a dog poo tube with some liquid feces. This was followed by some more liquid feces, along with one peppercorn feces in the liquid poo. I have him some more electrolyte paste, 1ml of pepto bismal, and a bit of goat milk replacer mixed in with some Gatorade and goat electrolytes.

I researched the coccidia toltrazuril dosage and realized it is 1ml per lb. My goat is 10lb. I already gave him 2ml in the AM and gave him 1.5ml more to complete his dosage.

What else can I do?

How long will it be until the diarrhea stops?

Do I need to give him 3 days of toltrazuril treatments?

Am I doing everything I can?

Please helpppppo!!!
 

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A 9 week old buckling had terrible scours this morning. Liquid all over his bum and it kept coming out.

I quickly gave him pepto bismal and 2 ml of toltrazuril 5% Baycox. He started to act better after a while and foraged a bit, but did not eat his grain. I have been giving him Gatorade and Bounce Back electrolytes since this morning, all of which he drank from a bottle. I also gave him Electrolyte paste.

No bowel movements since that mornings liquid diarrhea episode.

3 hours ago, he began to act off. He then had a dog poo tube with some liquid feces. This was followed by some more liquid feces, along with one peppercorn feces in the liquid poo. I have him some more electrolyte paste, 1ml of pepto bismal, and a bit of goat milk replacer mixed in with some Gatorade and goat electrolytes.

I researched the coccidia toltrazuril dosage and realized it is 1ml per lb. My goat is 10lb. I already gave him 2ml in the AM and gave him 1.5ml more to complete his dosage.

What else can I do?

How long will it be until the diarrhea stops?

Do I need to give him 3 days of toltrazuril treatments?

Am I doing everything I can?

Please helpppppo!!!
It sounds like you are covering your bases.

It does sound as if you have the diarrhea way slowed down... right?

I would keep on with the electrolytes and goat milk replacer. Maybe see if you can tempt him to eat some grain or oats. Maybe soak the grain/oats with milk.

Do you have any multi vitamin B paste? That can help with appetite.

Also, probiotics can help him get his gut working better.
 

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It sounds like you are covering your bases.

It does sound as if you have the diarrhea way slowed down... right?

I would keep on with the electrolytes and goat milk replacer. Maybe see if you can tempt him to eat some grain or oats. Maybe soak the grain/oats with milk.

Do you have any multi vitamin B paste? That can help with appetite.

Also, probiotics can help him get his gut working better.
I really hope I am doing all I can!

I don’t have B paste but I have Kid Paste

How long does it take for diarrhea to go away? Should I continue to give pepto bismal?

He ate some grain this morning and milk, and has had really little diarrhea. More like 3 drips than full on diarrhea

He has been foraging and took 6oz of milk replacer

Do I need redose with toltrazuril for a few days? He got 3.5ml (he is 10lb) yesterday.
 
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Maybe he ate too much feed and upset his stomach because he wasn't used to it? My lambs would eat too much and then go off feed for a few days when they were little
 

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I really hope I am doing all I can!

I don’t have B paste but I have Kid Paste

How long does it take for diarrhea to go away? Should I continue to give pepto bismal?

He ate some grain this morning and milk, and has had really little diarrhea. More like 3 drips than full on diarrhea

He has been foraging and took 6oz of milk replacer

Do I need redose with toltrazuril for a few days? He got 3.5ml (he is 10lb) yesterday.
Not sure on re-dosing etc.

@Mini Horses ??
 
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