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I think it would hurt at that rate, how old is she? I would be careful when using nesoporne alot of the contain pain relievers that are toxic to some animals. I would use the wound wash spray first then iodion then maybe bluekota as if i remembering correct it has antibacterial antifungal properties. I would suggest essential oils but i don't know what would be safe on a goat much less a young kid.
Definitely no pain relief neosporin...she’s right..it can be toxic
 

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I cleaned it with iodine but the smell is so bad that I called the vet. The earliest they can see her is Wednesday morning.
 

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Warm very salty water is good for flushing wounds. Since you are seeing a vet Wednesday your main goal should be keeping it as clean as possible. I would find a squirt bottle (like a catsup bottle) and flush it with warm salt water a few times per day. Let it dry between flushing if you can. I would leave it uncovered.
 

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Well, I’m glad you’re going to the vet! Does she have a temp?
I try to avoid the vet as much as possible. Besides it being 45+minutes one way I hate trying to schedule a appointment around my work and their hours.
I did not take a temp. She is absolutely normal except the oozing hornbud.
 

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Warm very salty water is good for flushing wounds. Since you are seeing a vet Wednesday your main goal should be keeping it as clean as possible. I would find a squirt bottle (like a catsup bottle) and flush it with warm salt water a few times per day. Let it dry between flushing if you can. I would leave it uncovered.
Almost impossible with rambunctious kids lol I cleaned her head pretty good tonight. I'll get her again in the morning.
 

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I might try a broad spectrum antibiotic also, penicillin or LA200.
 

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I would try to get her temp...just to give you an idea if it is infected enough to be giving her a fever? At least, that’s what I would do. :). Good luck. I try to avoid the vet due to the bills. We are buying a disbudding tool next year, and I give shots, etc. saves a lot of money that can be put back into farm management! :)
 

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Well, I know it's not real popular these days but it's always been great all my life to boil out the germs....good ol' fashioned peroxide can boil out germs down in a hole like that. It's always worked for man and beast here and Dr. Pol uses is nearly every episode on abscesses.

Another great topical treatment for wounds is another one that has fallen by the wayside....Dakin's solution. We used it for suppurating wounds from cancer treatments in hospice....really controlled the drainage and the odor.


Another thing you can treat it with after boiling it out with peroxide or flushing it with Dakin's is nothing but raw honey....saturate a 2x2 gauze with raw honey, place it on the area, cover with more gauze and vet wrap that in place.

 
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