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Three-four month old goat walking on knees

Discussion in 'Diseases & Injuries - Goats' started by Lee Brownell, Jul 10, 2019.

  1. Jul 10, 2019
    Lee Brownell

    Lee Brownell Just born

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    i have a 3-4 month old goat that was fine a couple days ago. She had an accident where she fell off some board and got pinned. I think over night or early in the morning. I found her that morning when I went to feed. She was lethargic, but I gave her some water and a little Gatorade mixed in. She perked up. She pees and poops. But she will not walk on her front legs. I can hold her up and she will stand unassisted until she decides to move. I tried splinting the leg, but that did not help. Any ideas? I have a call in to the vet, but he is out of town for a few days.
     
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  2. Jul 11, 2019
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    B&B Happy goats

    B&B Happy goats Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    My opinion is the goat needs to be seen asap by a vet, no idea if there is spinal injury, or broken leg etc..if you can't get a vet to come to you, can you bring the goat to a vet....?
    If you choose to wait....( it is your goat and choice to make )...... if you can keep it comfortable fine...If it's suffering,....you may have to make a tough decision.
     
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  4. Jul 31, 2019
    Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Loving the herd life

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    how is the kid?