Rescued Goat has issue with her butt, looks horrible

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by darkavenger454, Jul 17, 2019.

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  1. darkavenger454

    darkavenger454 In the Brooder

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    A couple days ago we rescued a goat who is living in horrible conditions. We noticed that her butt was really red, swollen and bleeding. She also has an utter that is severely swollen and almost touching the ground. The previous owner said they never milked her. We have had all kinds of animals before but never a goat, so we’re not sure what’s wrong with her. Can someone please help?!
     

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  2. Hobbits Mommie

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    I would consult a vet immediately.
     
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  3. darkavenger454

    darkavenger454 In the Brooder

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    Is this something you have seen before?
     
  4. DellaMyDarling

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    Holy...goats.

    "Rescue" is right from the past owners.

    Can you grab more pics?
    Irrelevant of what we think on here, this one I would be calling a vet for and I typically like to believe I can learn to treat most things myself at home.

    Did you pay for this goat?
    Do you know if she was housed with bucks?
    Could they tell you anything about her at all?
     
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  5. Rachel Taylor

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    Call a vet! If one is available in your area. I lost one of my ladies to an utter infection. Heartbreaking. When did she give birth? How does the utter feel?
     
  6. Rachel Taylor

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    But the blood definitely worrisome! What do her droppings look like? Maybe a picture of all of her
     
  7. darkavenger454

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    We always saw this goat alone in a really small pen. All I know about the goat is that she is 8 years old. Her utter feels soft and squeezable and when I just tried to squeeze it only a drop of clear liquid came out. She did not cry when I squeezed her utter but she definitely cried when I touched her butt area. We put some scarlet red antiseptic soothing spray on her butt so now it definitely looks red.
     

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    The only thing I can recommend right now is to get a hold of a vet.
     
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  9. Rachel Taylor

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    No matter what we can assume it’s definitely a vet that needs to come Even what little I could assume would require a vet Poor thing.
     
  10. It looks like a type of cancer to me.... it can sometimes happen to "pink skinned" livestock. It doesn't appear to be a prolapse, unless maybe it is a chronic one to the point that the tissue has changed texture.

    You definitely need to call a vet.
     
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