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Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

October 19, 2008
4:32 PM

Post #5690787

i have a friend and she wrote this
sarah says:
got a 3 week old that i got at the sale barn, he got scours and we have had hi on meds for that and he dehydrated but is ok with that now BUT now he can't get up and when you pick him up he can baerely stand and he is not gaining any weight. he eats a full 2 qt bottle of milk twice a day plus a bottle of electrolytes
the vet came last saturday (not yesterday) and gave him antbiotics and an iv but he is still down
he is alert and wants his bottle as he will reach for it when it is sittign on the bale of hay while i feed the others he just can't get up to get it

any help appreciated

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