Sheep help

  • Sheep help

    Posted by Mike-L on January 15, 2023 at 11:25 pm

    Have a lamb that is shivering we have him in by a heater. He has collapsed a couple times when trying to lay down. I’m thinking it may be magnesium deficiency from what I have read. What are things that you all have done to try and fix this issue that worked?

    Mike-L replied 1 year, 5 months ago 2 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Goatlover

    January 15, 2023 at 11:57 pm

    I have no experience with sheep. If it were a goat, I would take their temperature, provide fluids, check their eye lid skin to see if they are anemic; drench them with electrolyte solution, hit them with Jump start paste, and get them to a vet. Hoping you have a good outcome with your critter!!!

  • Mike-L

    January 15, 2023 at 11:59 pm

    Thansk for reply. Bought drench and electrolyte stuff tonight hoping that will work. He still eats his bottle so I think I’m early on and good shape.

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 5 months ago by  Mike-L.
    • Mike-L

      January 22, 2023 at 5:47 am

      Update that seemed to help he is back to normal.

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