Retained afterbirth

Discussion in 'Goats' started by Unregistered-1427815803, Jun 26, 2004.

  1. I have tried unsuccessfully to log in so I'm here as a guest. Our Boer goat just had triplets yesterday afternoon, but the one male died. We did not witness the birth so I do not know if the most of the afterbirth came out, but there is still stuff hanging out of her. It now reaches the ground and is about an inch wide. The babies are eating fine, but the flies are driving the mom wild. The one vet out here that used to see goats no longer does. What do I do. Our vet book says not to pull on it and to call a vet after 14 hours. It's now been close to 24 hours. I need help!
  2. caroline00

    caroline00 Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    we let it go at least 24 hours and then about the time, we start to get worried, it lets loose :)

  3. Lt. Wombat

    Lt. Wombat Well-Known Member

    Jul 3, 2003
    10cc Pitocin is what we use for retained anything
  4. debitaber

    debitaber Well-Known Member

    Jun 6, 2003