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yearling down

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I have a yearling doe down and don't know what the problem is.She didn't eat yesterday morning but just hung around with the other yearlings.When I got home yesterday,she did not come in with the others.I found her laying down and she felt cold.I put her up and gave her 2cc of penicellin.She wouldn't try to get up.This morning ,her head is turned back and she is not trying to straighten it out.She has no color in her eye lids.She was wormed a couple months ago with the rest of the herd.I gave her another 2cc of penicellin,that is about all I have to give her.Any ideas to get her on her way up????
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A twisted neck can also be listeriosis. Hopefully it's not.

Check the jaw. Try to see if she can or cannot swallow. If you are absolutely sure she can't her fate is already written and the humane thing to do is to put her down. The one I lost last year would stick his face into the water bucket up to his eyes and just hold it there but could not swallow. His head was twisted down to the left. My vet said there was no hope at that point.

Could the cold temp indicate pneumonia or just not eating?
I'm sorry to hear you lost her.
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