NEED HELP! Sick goat!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mustangrooster, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. Im in a rush here because i need to get back to the goat.

    He has TERRIBLE runs, panting, moaning, bloated, has been into the chicken feed.

    Help?
     

  2. BBCHICKS123

    BBCHICKS123 Chirping

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    Oh no does he look bloated
     
  3. Very
     
  4. Talithahorse

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    I am a goat newby for sure but there is a lot of info at backyardherds. I think that they reccommend baking soda for bloating. check it out. www.backyardherds.com
     
  5. BBCHICKS123

    BBCHICKS123 Chirping

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    here's what l do it is always affective. Mix 1/2 cup baking soda with 2 1/2 cups water and feed it to him that should help
     
  6. dawnandjimmy

    dawnandjimmy In the Brooder

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    How old is your goat? Goats always need baking soda around for whenever they need it. They know when .. u can try a home made electrolyte that I swear by and saved my 2 goats life. Stop all feed and only give electrolytes. Gallon jug mix 1 cup corn syrup 1/2 cup baking soda and e/4 cup salt....Not gonna say it will work but saved my goats. Good luck. Make sure they do drink it.
    Can they bottle feed? If so do it that way. 8-16 ounces every 2-4 hours. For 3 days. If don't clear up you need to take to a vet.
     
  7. Sorry guys.. hes dead. [​IMG]

    My heart is hurting. I've lost 10 of my birds lately and now the goat.
     

  8. Talithahorse

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your loss.
     
  9. dawnandjimmy

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    Awhhh man..I'm so sorry..
     
  10. BBCHICKS123

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    Oh know that's awful :hugs :hugs :hugs :hugs
     

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