Alpine doe limping - not foot rot

Discussion in 'Goats' started by moosemaniac, Jun 26, 2004.

  1. moosemaniac

    moosemaniac Well-Known Member

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    My sweet baby Mermaid began limping today. She was fine this morning, but when I was out there this afternoon, she was favoring her right front leg. I checked her feet and they're fine, trimmed and not smelly or rotted looking. She seems to be a bit sensitive around the lower part of the shoulder, into the leg area. I guess she must have pulled a muscle or bruised it or something. Is there anything I can do, such as arthritis/pain cream or anything to make her feel better?

    Ruth
     
  2. moosemaniac

    moosemaniac Well-Known Member

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    Well, I'll be a blue nosed gopher if she isn't just fine now. I'm completely puzzled as to what might have caused it, but heck, as long as it's gone now.

    Ruth
     

  3. SHELBY

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    She could have just laid on it wrong or something wierd like that.. If she doesn't favor it tomorrow I wouldn't worry about it...