Help with Acidosis in Goat

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Badhbh, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. Badhbh

    Badhbh Songster

    Nov 16, 2007
    Southern Indiana
    One of our goats got in to the chicken food yesterday.. not really sure how much he ate, but he did get into it. Today he obviously has a stomach ache, diarrhea, and is moving like he doesn't feel so hot. We're waiting on a call from the vet now, but what kind of treatment is normally done for cases like this?

  2. aggieterpkatie

    aggieterpkatie Songster

    Apr 26, 2009
    Make sure he has access to hay and water, but no other grain. You can give some Probios, a baking soda drench, and oral tetracycline (if you want, to kill the overload of bacteria). Is the goat up to date on CD/T? If not, you can give a CD antitoxin (not the same as the CD/T vaccine).

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