Dead goat

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by renewer56, Jan 4, 2016.

  1. renewer56

    renewer56 New Egg

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    Well 1 1/2 months old bottle feeding one nite wasnt hungry nest morn. Not hungry coughing alittle not hungry at lunch standing up not walking around the other 8ne is normal jumping playing eating well I talked to some people said get some penicillin an b complex so I went to feed store and when I got back he was dead can anyone give me an idea what went wrong now the other acts normal but has runny stool so I gave her some penicillin
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Merry Christmas! Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Sorry to hear about your goat :hugs That's very sad indeed, I'm afraid I've not actually kept goats before but they are on my list. Please do pop over this section if the forum ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/22/other-pets-amp-livestock
    I'm sure the goat keepers there will be able to help you.

    Good luck I hope your reamaining goat makes it :fl
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Sorry about your goat [​IMG] I agree with Yorkshire Coop's advice.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yes please post on the link you were given. Most of us probably do not raise goats. I don't know if they are subject to some of the same ailments chickens are, like coccidiosis which causes bloody, loose stools and can debilitate an animal fast.
     

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