Hoof issues

Stang7222

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I'm only 2 month into being a goat owner and I've run into an issue with hooves. I tried soaking in Epsom salt and treating with hoof n heel for 3 days but all that seemed to do was cause pain. Today I tried spraying with Bactine.

I have someone coming on Friday to trim her hooves and teach me how but I'd like to get started with the treatment ASAP.

Any guidance would be awesome!
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I'd try a Betadine soak, clip back all that hair so the place will dry out and then keep her in a clean, dry place. After it dries out a bit, I'd apply Nustock until healed. https://www.nustock.com/

Nustock is worth every penny to have on hand for various and sundry things for animals of all kinds.
 

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She does chew her feet a little. I have a vet coming by Friday afternoon to take a look. In the meantime I'll order some Nustock, it seems pretty handy.

Thanks
 

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Update:

The vet came and cleaned Sofia up a bit for me. She gave a zinc injection. She also gave me:

Zinpro 120: 1/2 tablespoon with feed once a day for 14 days

Oxytet soaked gauze: scrub once a day for 5 days.

The great news is she says my little herd seems very happy and healthy!
 

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