Baby goat's front legs look "bent"

Discussion in 'Goats' started by Leah IL, Apr 16, 2006.

  1. Leah IL

    Leah IL momto6

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    Hi, my doe had twins on Friday and one of the kids has slightly bent front legs. She is standing and walking just fine and is eating great. Is this the sign of some kind of problem or is it normal?? These are my first babies so I'm not sure what is right. Thanks so much.
     
  2. goatkid

    goatkid Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Little goat legs get cramped in the uterus and it sometimes takes a kid a couple days to straighten out. If they don't straighten out you can give the kid 1/2 cc BoSe sub Q. You get this from your vet.
     

  3. moonspinner

    moonspinner Well-Known Member

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    If they're not too bad they should straighten out quite quickly.
     
  4. Delinda

    Delinda Well-Known Member Supporter

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    yeah I've had this happen a few times and they have all straightened out.