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post #1 of 6 Old 06-11-2012, 01:40 AM Thread Starter
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Bloated goat

Hi! I have a goat that is a twin who is give or take 10 years old and she is bloated. She looks like she has 3 basket balls in her stomach and it has been this way for about 2 years. I was wondering if anyone knows what might be causing this or what the problem was.

P.S. She is 1/4 Nubien and 3/4 Alpine
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post #2 of 6 Old 06-11-2012, 01:43 AM
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Two years? And nothing has come about to indicate what it is? Did you have her seen by the vet? Wormed? I am just running down the list of the obvious things people will want to know in this situation.
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post #3 of 6 Old 06-11-2012, 07:04 AM
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First thought was bloat, air in her stomach but if it's been two years no clue. You could always try something like Bloat Ez to see if it helps. I would deworm her with a paste dewormer see if that helps.
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post #4 of 6 Old 06-11-2012, 09:05 AM
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Could be uterine or mammary tumors. You really should have a vet look at her.

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post #5 of 6 Old 06-11-2012, 09:50 AM
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I didn't think there was such a thing as an un-bloated goat.

Jokes aside, my first thought was worms or tumors. Sounds like it's time to give the vet a call.
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post #6 of 6 Old 06-12-2012, 12:14 AM Thread Starter
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we wormed her and her twin (who is not bloated) but it didn't do anything. And she still runs and plays and does evrything else a normal goat does
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