4 mo old pup ate a tube of 'Kid Paste' & goat pro-biotics?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Dipsy Doodle Doo, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. Hi! Actually, Lily is not quite 4 months.
    Earlier today she got into a box of stuff puppies have no business in. 'Kid-Paste' and I don't even remember what 'Kid-paste' is exactly ( the kid-paste must have tasted/smelled best, because all that is left is mangled plastic), goat 'Pro-bios' was second yummiest.
    Lucky(or smart) for her, she didn't touch the tubes of Ivomec in that box.
    Silly pup!
    There shouldn't be anything in 'kid-paste' or goat pro-biotics that would be harmful to a nearly 4 mo pup. Or would there?
    Thanks,
    Lisa
     
  2. tpflabs

    tpflabs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, I had no idea what Kid-paste was, so I looked it up..

    Ingredients: Vegetable Oil, Dried Egg Yolk, Hydrated Sodium Aluminosilicate, Sorbitan Monostearate, Dried Whey, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Bifidobacterium thermophilum fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Bifidobacterium longum fermentation product, Dried Bacillus subtillus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus oryzae fermentation extract.

    Lamb & Kid Paste Indications
    A source of live natural microorganisms used to minimize intestinal disorders and enhance the digestion of food.
    Protects lambs and kids during the first critical 24 hours. Aids in the control of scours. Gives lambs and kids an immediate energy boost at birth. Use at first sign of health problems and to supplement colostrum. Protective coating allows bacteria to be used with antibiotics.

    this should be ok, although it might give her the runs a bit..I think too much of a good thing is never a good thing?

    and I got this off of a goat site..

    The term probiotics describes a class of nonprescription oral medications which works to boost the population of live bacteria in the gut of the goat. Probiotic means "for life." They are naturally-occurring beneficial organisms that aid in digestion and inhibit the production of disease-producing bacteria in the intestines. Probiotics are used to supplement and/or replace used up natural bacteria which flourish inside the goat's digestive system. More producers are beginning to use these products as a form of preventative medicine. In a sick goat, pathogens (disease-causing bacteria) take the place of the "good" bacteria; probiotic therapy seeks to fill the intestinal sites with "good" bacteria so that the "bad" bacteria cannot attach and cause illness.

    Probiotics are used with newborn goats because the bacterial count in their intestines is low to nil and begins to be populated as the rumen develops. Because a byproduct of both antibiotics and scour medications is the killing off of essential live bacteria, probiotics should be used when treatment is completed. Some producers choose to use a probiotic daily during treatment.


    I would watch her.. but she should be ok..
    I am so glad for you she didn't touch the Ivomec- that would have been bad..
     
  3. tpflabs

    tpflabs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to add, watch for that plastic to pass, I would be more worried about that getting stuck somewhere and having surgery to remove it..
     
  4. Hi! Thank you so much! I read this last night and was comforted that nothing was toxic and meant to post back, but Lil started 'getting rid of' the stuff she ate... and spent we spent a great part of the night moving it out from both ends -- including the missing plastic from the tubes.
    By morning, she was ready for big breakfast and no more throwing up at least. Still an upset system, but vet says that should be straightened out by morning.
     
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    glad she is feeling better..
     

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