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my baby goat has a 103.8 temp...anything i can do until...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by redhen, May 29, 2008.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    i can get to a vet in a.m.?..he ended up with an infection where his umbilical cord came off (i think it came off too early)..i noticed pus there last week..and brought him to the vet...he had me give him 5 days antibiotics sub-q...today is like day 7..there is still pus there..i called vet again yesterday to ask what to do...he said to just keep cleaning with betadine..and let antobiotics work...but..today...again...still some pus..and i just took his temp and it is 103.8...it had gone down after the start of the meds..but is now back up....is this a deadly temp for him?..what do i need to do tonight?..Thanks, Wendy

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