General Category > Dairy Goat Info > very gravid doe with stiff front legs Discussion in 'Dairy Goat Info' started by jcran, May 3, 2011. ), • Home Page • Email Us • SALE BARN • Present and Future • GoatCamp™ • Myotonic Goats • Tennessee Meat Goats™ • TexMaster™ Goats • Which breed is right for you? WTH! Was doing better since I started hand-feeding him, but now is worse again. Reprinted with permission by Susan Schoenian Editor, Maryland Sheep and Goat Producers from the February 2004 issue. Abby needed a place to rest her head. It is caused by a deficiency of selenium and/or vitamin E. Generally, it is not known which. An anti-inflammatory drug like Banamine can be useful in alleviating the inflammation of nerve tissue. Joint-ill in Goats. Suzanne Gasparotto is not a veterinarian.Neither tennesseemeatgoats.com nor any of the contributors to this website will be held responsible for the use of any information contained herein. chelsea, Oct 26, 2016. chelsea, Oct 26, 2016. In a few weeks he was walking, soon jumping, soon running fast all over the place. Affected goats will walk less and may adopt standing on their knees in an attempt to move around without using the affected feet (Picture 11). The antibiotic injection is for adult goat I didn't see an exact age listed or weight. THE ARTICLE MUST BE REPRODUCED IN ITS ENTIRETY AND THE AUTHOR'S NAME, ADDRESS, AND CONTACT INFORMATION MUST BE INCLUDED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE REPRINT. Navel ill shows up Normally at almost a week old, the navel is very thick and painful if squeezed sometimes puss will come out. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The more commonly affected joints include the carpus, shoulder, hock, and stifle. No fever. After reading and reading, I came to the conclusion that he had a distended tendon problem. Manual Points Easy – walk on your front legs a little. CAE arthritic synptoms do come on gradually. As the disease progresses (often within 6 hours), the goat is blind and the head may be pulled straight back towards its shoulders. Abby was very weak, her legs bent and stiff, but we could see the excitement in her eyes! Often, the affected limb(s) cannot bear weight, and kids with more than one leg affected may be unable to stand. A forum community dedicated to living sustainably and self sufficiently. The preventative treatment  for goats showing no symptoms whatsoever involves   high dosages of  1%injectable ivermectin given orally followed by  oral dosing of   Safeguard/Panacur. Some goats always stay with the herd, while others tend to go it alone or hang out […] Goat with stiff legs. Lameness, the affected animal usually "carries" the infected leg. Thanks. May 3, 2011 #1 . There are two strains of this animal. Very high dosages of  fenbenzadole (Safeguard/Panacur)   at a dosing rate of ten (10)  times the label dosage. A weak goat kid is unable to maintain their body temperature properly. These are one of the few goats that are indigenous to the U.S. eColi infection and tetanus are the most common killers among baby goats. May 3, 2011 #1 . He can't bend 3 of his knees, can't lie down or get up. We are feeding her 6 feeds per day 200ml a day. Most of those found in Tennessee and the eastern U.S. are smaller. Crazy goat! They might push themselves around with their back legs while their front legs are buckled. Copper deficiency, in my experience, also appears to contribute to the likelihood of the animal developing founder. All are gone but one on his left side. Laminitis in Goats. Goat Hoof Trimming: Steps for the Overgrown Hoof This is a simple job (Picture 2). She stood on it a minute when I picked the other front leg up, but didn't seem comfortable. I have been making sure she is on fresh clean hay every day and I move her around and flip her over to her other side daily. But I give an adult 1 1/2 cc small adult 1 cc and baby 1/2 cc under skin in the neck. He began to favor his left front leg. I have never had a goat with a broken leg, but have done alot of care for them through the clinic. They might push themselves around with their back legs while their front … Although laboratory testing of the cerebrospinal fluid  produces an accurate diagnosis, the key to treatment of Meningeal Worm infection is early aggressive treatment. He can't bend 3 of his knees, can't lie down or get up. If you also raise alpacas, llamas, or related ruminants, you  will find that these camelids are even more susceptible to Meningeal Worm infection  than goats or sheep. Generally, there is a fever but no reduction in appetite. I am very into homeopathics and have a great connection with the importance in using them for healing such things as broken bones. In many cases, the affected leg has a swollen knee joint. Stiff back legs can mean worms in animals. Stiff in front leg joints « on: April 03, 2011, 05:41:25 PM » I have a tiger woods calf that was born April 1 2011 and seems to be very stiff in the joints on her front legs. In the northern and eastern parts of the United States, most infections occur in late summer/early fall or early winter, following a wet summer and mild fall. Her front legs are kind of stiff, but she moves them, she also moves her rear legs trying to get up. This goat kid is one of a set of quadruplets that were born last week. jcran New Member. One-percent (1%  injectable Ivermectin  should be given at a rate of 1 cc per 55 pounds bodyweight for at least three days,  followed by a double-the-cattle dosage (4.6 cc per 100 pounds bodyweight) of  fenbendazole (Safeguard or Panacur) for five days. I've never seen symptoms like that in a goat. Any suggestions? Dairy Goat Info - Your Online Dairy Goat Resource and Community. We have made a detailed guide on how to … It usually progresses to permanent, where the goat walks with very straight rear legs called "posty legged". To get the Tony Goat achievement, you have to do this and also do a triple flip. : 396 It may also be known as the fainting goat, falling goat, stiff-legged goat or nervous goat, or as the Tennessee wooden-leg goat. Manual Points Hard – walk on your front legs forever. Now she's out there hogging the branch I cut for them. In goats, as in other species, locomotor difficulties usually involve the … Joined Jan 8, 2013 Messages 515 Reaction score 3 Points 54 Location Hart Co., KY. Early on in the course of the disease, the goat may show a stiff legged gait. She tries to get up but can't. I have a female goat that cannot stand up. Blackleg - (Clostridial Myositis) - caused by the soil-borne bacterium, Clostridium chauvei. Liquid Safeguard's label dose is 2.3 cc (ml) per 100 pounds bodyweight, which means that you must multiply this by 10 and dose at 23 cc (ml) per 100 pounds bodyweight. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Normal pooping and peeing. This sounds more like he's being injured or bitten by something. He was a breach birth so I had to assist her. Your vet can help you with this. Manual Points Normal – walk on your front legs a little more. I would keep up the Bo-Se and vitamin E as well. If all indications are  that the goat is infected with P. tenuis,  forget  testing and  immediately start  treatment. The name “Fainting” refer to a breed characteristic known as myotonia congenita, a condition in which the muscle cells experience prolonged contraction when the goat is startled. Remember that frequent use of dewormers can result in the barberpole stomach worm  developing resistance to the dewormer's ability to control  Haemonchus Contortus, so you must constantly do FAMACHA field checks and fecal counts to keep this worm  under control. This little goat, Miracle, was born without front legs, but she doesn’t let that stop her from loving life! The front legs are stiff and the animal may fall down. Pugh (2002) and Sheep Production Handbook by American Sheep Industry Association (2002). The next day his front knees were swollen. Sounds more like an … TENNESSEE MEAT GOAT ™ and TEXMASTER™ are Trademarks of Onion Creek Ranch . Prevention is the key to avoiding this devastating disease. No white spot between toes. It is characterised by myotonia congenita, a hereditary condition which may cause it to stiffen or fall over when startled. Manual Points Hard – walk on your front legs forever. Check their rectal temperature. There are many tricks in Goat Simulator. Abby was very weak, her legs bent and stiff, but we could see the excitement in her eyes! You may not copy my posts or pictures without my consent on this board or any other. Make sure he isn’t hurt to rule out injury. The Tennessee Fainting goat is known by a number of names such as Stiff-leg, Nervous, Wooden-leg, and Scare Goat. A seven-year-old Quarter horse gelding presents with a 1-week history of mild lameness. Rating: N/A Votes: 0 . organophosphates and organochlorines. His front legs are curled up and stiff. Jan 10, 2013 #8 goodolboy Ridin' The Range. Stiff back legs can mean worms in animals. Description: As described above, the goat's manual ability causes it to walk around on its front legs for a short time. If the goat is down and can't get up on its own, the chance for recovery  is  not good. Crazy goat! Once the spinal cord is damaged,  treatment can only do so much and the goat will never be back  to full health. No fever. The larval migration of P. tenuis can take from ten days to over three months, so some goat raisers  are using 1%  injectable Invermectin  preventatively on a monthly basis  for up to four months during the at-risk seasons. Their breed type is determined by distinctive head and facial features along with body conformation and an inherited muscle condition called myotonia congenita. Outdoor Hub, LLC (d/b/a Carbon Media Group), 3290 W. Big Beaver Rd. The Fainting goat is a breed of domestic goat. You can learn these habits and use them to identify illness simply by observing your goats a couple of times each day. She has been getting progressively stiffer In the legs and is now having trouble standing. Most Texas herds tend to be somewhat larger, probably due to selective breeding for the meat market. Sometimes called deerworm  or   brainworm, the parasite Parelaphostrongulus tenuis  uses the whitetail deer as its host and passes through the deer's body without harming it. are Trademarks of Onion Creek Ranch . Contact veterinary as needed. Also loose goat minerals given to your pregnant goats will help a lot with any leg problems the kids will have. The Tennessee Fainting goat is known by a number of names such as Stiff-leg, Nervous, Wooden-leg, and Scare Goat. Some will appear to carry most of their weight on the forelegs. What is it? All artwork and graphics ©. Home Forums > General Category > Dairy Goat Info > very gravid doe with stiff front legs Discussion in 'Dairy Goat Info' started by jcran, May 3, 2011. Could a rattlesnake bite him more than once? The next day his front knees were swollen. Also loose goat minerals given to your pregnant goats will help a lot with any leg problems the kids will have. 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Suzanne Gasparotto is not a veterinarian.Neither tennesseemeatgoats.com nor any of the contributors to this website will be held responsible for the use of any information contained herein. chelsea, Oct 26, 2016. chelsea, Oct 26, 2016. In a few weeks he was walking, soon jumping, soon running fast all over the place. Affected goats will walk less and may adopt standing on their knees in an attempt to move around without using the affected feet (Picture 11). The antibiotic injection is for adult goat I didn't see an exact age listed or weight. THE ARTICLE MUST BE REPRODUCED IN ITS ENTIRETY AND THE AUTHOR'S NAME, ADDRESS, AND CONTACT INFORMATION MUST BE INCLUDED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE REPRINT. Navel ill shows up Normally at almost a week old, the navel is very thick and painful if squeezed sometimes puss will come out. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The more commonly affected joints include the carpus, shoulder, hock, and stifle. No fever. After reading and reading, I came to the conclusion that he had a distended tendon problem. Manual Points Easy – walk on your front legs a little. CAE arthritic synptoms do come on gradually. As the disease progresses (often within 6 hours), the goat is blind and the head may be pulled straight back towards its shoulders. Abby was very weak, her legs bent and stiff, but we could see the excitement in her eyes! Often, the affected limb(s) cannot bear weight, and kids with more than one leg affected may be unable to stand. A forum community dedicated to living sustainably and self sufficiently. The preventative treatment  for goats showing no symptoms whatsoever involves   high dosages of  1%injectable ivermectin given orally followed by  oral dosing of   Safeguard/Panacur. Some goats always stay with the herd, while others tend to go it alone or hang out […] Goat with stiff legs. Lameness, the affected animal usually "carries" the infected leg. Thanks. May 3, 2011 #1 . There are two strains of this animal. Very high dosages of  fenbenzadole (Safeguard/Panacur)   at a dosing rate of ten (10)  times the label dosage. A weak goat kid is unable to maintain their body temperature properly. These are one of the few goats that are indigenous to the U.S. eColi infection and tetanus are the most common killers among baby goats. May 3, 2011 #1 . He can't bend 3 of his knees, can't lie down or get up. We are feeding her 6 feeds per day 200ml a day. Most of those found in Tennessee and the eastern U.S. are smaller. Crazy goat! They might push themselves around with their back legs while their front legs are buckled. Copper deficiency, in my experience, also appears to contribute to the likelihood of the animal developing founder. All are gone but one on his left side. Laminitis in Goats. Goat Hoof Trimming: Steps for the Overgrown Hoof This is a simple job (Picture 2). She stood on it a minute when I picked the other front leg up, but didn't seem comfortable. I have been making sure she is on fresh clean hay every day and I move her around and flip her over to her other side daily. But I give an adult 1 1/2 cc small adult 1 cc and baby 1/2 cc under skin in the neck. He began to favor his left front leg. I have never had a goat with a broken leg, but have done alot of care for them through the clinic. They might push themselves around with their back legs while their front … Although laboratory testing of the cerebrospinal fluid  produces an accurate diagnosis, the key to treatment of Meningeal Worm infection is early aggressive treatment. He can't bend 3 of his knees, can't lie down or get up. If you also raise alpacas, llamas, or related ruminants, you  will find that these camelids are even more susceptible to Meningeal Worm infection  than goats or sheep. Generally, there is a fever but no reduction in appetite. I am very into homeopathics and have a great connection with the importance in using them for healing such things as broken bones. In many cases, the affected leg has a swollen knee joint. Stiff back legs can mean worms in animals. Stiff in front leg joints « on: April 03, 2011, 05:41:25 PM » I have a tiger woods calf that was born April 1 2011 and seems to be very stiff in the joints on her front legs. In the northern and eastern parts of the United States, most infections occur in late summer/early fall or early winter, following a wet summer and mild fall. Her front legs are kind of stiff, but she moves them, she also moves her rear legs trying to get up. This goat kid is one of a set of quadruplets that were born last week. jcran New Member. One-percent (1%  injectable Ivermectin  should be given at a rate of 1 cc per 55 pounds bodyweight for at least three days,  followed by a double-the-cattle dosage (4.6 cc per 100 pounds bodyweight) of  fenbendazole (Safeguard or Panacur) for five days. I've never seen symptoms like that in a goat. Any suggestions? Dairy Goat Info - Your Online Dairy Goat Resource and Community. We have made a detailed guide on how to … It usually progresses to permanent, where the goat walks with very straight rear legs called "posty legged". To get the Tony Goat achievement, you have to do this and also do a triple flip. : 396 It may also be known as the fainting goat, falling goat, stiff-legged goat or nervous goat, or as the Tennessee wooden-leg goat. Manual Points Hard – walk on your front legs forever. Now she's out there hogging the branch I cut for them. In goats, as in other species, locomotor difficulties usually involve the … Joined Jan 8, 2013 Messages 515 Reaction score 3 Points 54 Location Hart Co., KY. Early on in the course of the disease, the goat may show a stiff legged gait. She tries to get up but can't. I have a female goat that cannot stand up. Blackleg - (Clostridial Myositis) - caused by the soil-borne bacterium, Clostridium chauvei. Liquid Safeguard's label dose is 2.3 cc (ml) per 100 pounds bodyweight, which means that you must multiply this by 10 and dose at 23 cc (ml) per 100 pounds bodyweight. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Normal pooping and peeing. This sounds more like he's being injured or bitten by something. He was a breach birth so I had to assist her. Your vet can help you with this. Manual Points Normal – walk on your front legs a little more. I would keep up the Bo-Se and vitamin E as well. If all indications are  that the goat is infected with P. tenuis,  forget  testing and  immediately start  treatment. The name “Fainting” refer to a breed characteristic known as myotonia congenita, a condition in which the muscle cells experience prolonged contraction when the goat is startled. Remember that frequent use of dewormers can result in the barberpole stomach worm  developing resistance to the dewormer's ability to control  Haemonchus Contortus, so you must constantly do FAMACHA field checks and fecal counts to keep this worm  under control. This little goat, Miracle, was born without front legs, but she doesn’t let that stop her from loving life! The front legs are stiff and the animal may fall down. Pugh (2002) and Sheep Production Handbook by American Sheep Industry Association (2002). The next day his front knees were swollen. Sounds more like an … TENNESSEE MEAT GOAT ™ and TEXMASTER™ are Trademarks of Onion Creek Ranch . Prevention is the key to avoiding this devastating disease. No white spot between toes. It is characterised by myotonia congenita, a hereditary condition which may cause it to stiffen or fall over when startled. Manual Points Hard – walk on your front legs forever. Check their rectal temperature. There are many tricks in Goat Simulator. Abby was very weak, her legs bent and stiff, but we could see the excitement in her eyes! You may not copy my posts or pictures without my consent on this board or any other. Make sure he isn’t hurt to rule out injury. The Tennessee Fainting goat is known by a number of names such as Stiff-leg, Nervous, Wooden-leg, and Scare Goat. A seven-year-old Quarter horse gelding presents with a 1-week history of mild lameness. Rating: N/A Votes: 0 . organophosphates and organochlorines. His front legs are curled up and stiff. Jan 10, 2013 #8 goodolboy Ridin' The Range. Stiff back legs can mean worms in animals. Description: As described above, the goat's manual ability causes it to walk around on its front legs for a short time. If the goat is down and can't get up on its own, the chance for recovery  is  not good. Crazy goat! Once the spinal cord is damaged,  treatment can only do so much and the goat will never be back  to full health. No fever. The larval migration of P. tenuis can take from ten days to over three months, so some goat raisers  are using 1%  injectable Invermectin  preventatively on a monthly basis  for up to four months during the at-risk seasons. Their breed type is determined by distinctive head and facial features along with body conformation and an inherited muscle condition called myotonia congenita. Outdoor Hub, LLC (d/b/a Carbon Media Group), 3290 W. Big Beaver Rd. The Fainting goat is a breed of domestic goat. You can learn these habits and use them to identify illness simply by observing your goats a couple of times each day. She has been getting progressively stiffer In the legs and is now having trouble standing. Most Texas herds tend to be somewhat larger, probably due to selective breeding for the meat market. Sometimes called deerworm  or   brainworm, the parasite Parelaphostrongulus tenuis  uses the whitetail deer as its host and passes through the deer's body without harming it. are Trademarks of Onion Creek Ranch . Contact veterinary as needed. Also loose goat minerals given to your pregnant goats will help a lot with any leg problems the kids will have. The Tennessee Fainting goat is known by a number of names such as Stiff-leg, Nervous, Wooden-leg, and Scare Goat. Some will appear to carry most of their weight on the forelegs. What is it? All artwork and graphics ©. Home Forums > General Category > Dairy Goat Info > very gravid doe with stiff front legs Discussion in 'Dairy Goat Info' started by jcran, May 3, 2011. Could a rattlesnake bite him more than once? 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