need advice with a kid

Discussion in 'Goats' started by js2743, Dec 27, 2006.

  1. js2743

    js2743 Well-Known Member

    Dec 4, 2006
    scott county, virginia
    hello i have had 2 kids born today at about 2 pm and the first one came backwards, had to be pulled the second one came normal with front feet first. question is the first one seems to be alert has eaten got first milk and eats every time i help hold him up just seems he is fine if he could stand. but his legs are still wobbley as if he was just born and its now 7 pm any advice on what i could do. thanks
  2. AllWolf

    AllWolf We love all our animals

    Dec 26, 2005
    VA, KY & TN Line
    I'm no expert but maybe he needs a shot of Bo-Se to help him get started. Here is what I know so far..BoSe only need it if they come out with bad leg problems that don’t straighten out in a day or two or if weak legs.

    Good Luck.

    There will be others on here to help you out.. Make sure he is getting enough to eat.

  3. PygmyLover

    PygmyLover nigerian & pygmy breeder

    Oct 12, 2006
    Atco, NJ
    I would keep trying to get him up, and see how he does in the morning. If you do have the BoSe shot that would be good as well. YOu may need to keep flexing his legs to get the blood moving in them.