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macvity

  • Joined Jan 2012
ram with bad scours
« on: December 14, 2014, 08:22:21 pm »
ram with bad scour.what best for him.thanks

devonlady

  • Joined Aug 2014
Re: ram with bad scours
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2014, 08:57:13 am »
It depends on what's causing him to scour. Has he been put on fresh grass? In which case it'll sort itself out, no need to worry about fly-strike at this time of year. Is he poorly in himself? Eating, drinking? If not himself then a course of antibotic will help.

Me

  • Joined Feb 2014
  • Wild West
Re: ram with bad scours
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2014, 10:46:55 am »
Phone your Vet for a chat, you will be able to get much faster and more accurate advice in a conversation with someone who knows you and the local conditions

Marches Farmer

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Herefordshire
Re: ram with bad scours
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2014, 12:06:22 pm »
When was he last wormed/fluked?

Helen Wiltshire Horn

  • Joined Apr 2014
Re: ram with bad scours
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2014, 02:11:29 pm »
I had a badly scouring lamb who had been wormed and wasn't on lush grazing.  We think it was fluke (though I live on dry sandy land in Surrey).  He was the only lamb that was affected.  We treated with Combinex wormer and flukecide last week and he has stopped scouring.  We are keeping him and a friend penned up on hay for a while longer though. 
Helen

 

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