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Sick baby Nigerian. HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies, Injuries, Diseases, and Cures' started by Crab, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Jul 17, 2017
    Crab

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    I've had the little guy a week and he's acted sickly since we got him. He's drinking milk not a lot at first but the last few days 2-3 oz. 3 times a day. This morning he's bad. Went to feed him he was laying on his side(never seen him do that) and bleating. But he will not eat and just lays there while I hold him. He did poop yesterday. Was a little soft but not runny. These are my first goats. But I lived on a farm growing up. So I will try anything that I can do to get him better please help!
     
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    Crab

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    Can his temp be to low?
     
  3. Jul 17, 2017
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Herd Master

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    Your little guy needs to be seen by a vet - ASAP! Yes, temp can be too low and it's NOT a good thing. Vet - please!
     
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    OneFineAcre

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    You need a vet.
    This doesn't sound good.
     
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    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Herd Master

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    @Crab - how's the little guy doing?