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Hi Donna,
Update on Migi - U know Donna its been almost 2 weeks & Migis poop is still not back to normal large berries all clumped together only nibbling his hay & snack/foods the weathers been cloudy/& very windy at times with slight drizzle rain. Both sides of his tummy looks sunken in. He goes outside nibble on greens & weeds. At times shows no interest in food. I don't know whats wrong with him. Hes peeing okay not drinking alot, i'm giving him his probiotic paste, & vitamins b-complex regimen no DURAMYCIN. I wormed him yesterday w/SAFEGUARD WORMER b/c i'm thinking maybe he might have worms due to the clumpiness of his poop. Its been like that for almost 2 weeks now. I don't think hes constipated b/c he pooped alot this morning. Please let me know. Thanks Donna

Luv,
Me & Migi

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Thanks for the update.  It could simply be that he does not feel like eating a lot because of the weather.  It could be worms.  Have you tried putting a flavoring into his water?  The sunken in tummy sounds more like dehydration.  Glad you wormed him.  Would just watch for another few days and see how he does.  

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Donna Ruelas-Semasko/Edelweiss Acres

Expertise

All goat health care, nutrition, judging questions about all goats - packgoats, dairy goats, pygmy goats, meat goats, fleece goats.

Experience

27 years health care/nutrition of all types of goats, 17 years experience in packgoats, 20 years experience in 4H goat projects as leader, superintendent and judge. 20 years experience in putting on goat care/nutrition seminars.

Organizations
NAPgA, The Evergreen Packgoat Club, 4H, ADGA.

Publications
Hobby Farm, many newspapers, 4H newsletters, Packgoat Manuals (youth and general), judging information pamphlets, seminar handouts about health care and nutrition.

Education/Credentials
4 years of college, ongoing education in goats.

Awards and Honors
Small Farm Award of Thurston County

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