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2 week old goat with diarrea? -GOT WORST!!!?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kikiyo, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. Kikiyo

    Kikiyo Out Of The Brooder

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    Shes about two weeks old, very friendly. Shes not THAT active and sleeps quiet often. But when she wakes up she wags her tail and follow me around and 'baaas' .

    She drinks water from her bowl and eats 3 times a day with store bought goat milk. ( I warm it up before giving it to her in a bottle)

    The first day I got her she did not seem to have diarrea, her poop was more solidish but mushy yellowish brownish.

    Now shes beginning to have really watery yellowish poo...

    Can someone please inform me how to make her better?

    My friend couldnt take care of her anymore so my mother decided to take her in.
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2008
  2. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
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    Well she needs Powdered goat milk. you buy it from the feed store or a (tsc). The stuff bough from the store does not have the right stuff in it she needs,(although im glad you bough goat milk other than cow) !

    is there anyway you can buy some tomorrow?
     
  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    Colorado
    I'm sorry but I can't help you unless I see a picture.


    Ok, I can't help you because I don't have enough experience I just want to see a picture ... [​IMG]

    I do know you need to address the problem right away, which is what you are doing.

    I would suggest you go to http://thegoatspot.net/phpbb/index.php and ask them for help.

    Good luck and hope everything works out for the little one.
     
  4. happyfeet

    happyfeet Out Of The Brooder

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    stress can cause cocci. that is what happened to our little baby. maby it is stressed from the weaning. take a poo sample to the vet. it only costs 20 bucks. good luck:)
     
  5. Kikiyo

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    Thanks for the info guys, I figured store bought goats milk would do okay, thats what the person that gave me the goat said and what alot of the goat raising websites said [​IMG] I hope she will get better!


    someone also recommended pepto bismol, would that work?
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2008
  6. Kikiyo

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    Quote:My feed store dont have any powdered goat milk, would the ones that is sold online work?
     
  7. AngelzFyre

    AngelzFyre Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Kikiyo

    Kikiyo Out Of The Brooder

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    OH that is very useful!! thank you !!
     
  9. Kikiyo

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    just found out the goat is a he! silly me haha
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Is 3 times a day enough food for her?...is she eating any hay at all yet?...when you say store bought milk..what do u mean?...the stuff anyone can go buy at the supermarket?...if so, no!..she cant have that..(no wonder she is sick)..she HAS to have a goat starter (baby goat milk powder formula)..also, how many cups of milk do you giver her at each feeding?..i dont think you are feeding her enough...for only 2 weeks old..it depends on how much you are giving her at each feeding though...i will withhold further comment till you respond to these questions...poor goat baby,hope you get her the right food..[​IMG].... , take care, Wendy
     

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