Sheep Medicine Q&A 07

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Halfway through lambing time a sheep client complains of high morbidity and mortality in 24–36-hr-old lambs showing excess salivation with a wet lower jaw, cold mouth and poor suck reflex, and retained meconium. There is progressive abdominal distension with fluid and gas. The rectal temperature is subnormal. There is dehydration, poor peripheral perfusion with cold extremities, and a rapid weak pulse during the agonal stages.

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