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#5592345 - 02/10/15 10:40 AM Bad luck with an Ibex
don k Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: Bandera, Tx
Started getting crippled in his front legs about a month ago. Got worse and could not get up without help. No use letting him suffer.
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#5592351 - 02/10/15 10:43 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
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sorry to hear that

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#5592383 - 02/10/15 10:57 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
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A "stinger" from fighting?

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#5592389 - 02/10/15 11:00 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
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How did his hoofs look?
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#5592392 - 02/10/15 11:02 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
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you did him old school with a baby sledge????
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#5592412 - 02/10/15 11:16 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: Navasot]
don k Offline
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
How did his hoofs look?
Hoofs good. Crippled in front shoulders. Don't know if hurt fighting or what.
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#5592414 - 02/10/15 11:16 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: SingleShot85]
don k Offline
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Originally Posted By: SingleShot85
you did him old school with a baby sledge????
No a 22.


Edited by don k (02/10/15 11:17 AM)
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#5592420 - 02/10/15 11:19 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: SingleShot85]
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Originally Posted By: SingleShot85
you did him old school with a baby sledge????


I was thinking the same thing.....he got the hammer.
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#5592463 - 02/10/15 11:42 AM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
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Originally Posted By: don k
Originally Posted By: Navasot
How did his hoofs look?
Hoofs good. Crippled in front shoulders. Don't know if hurt fighting or what.


Were there any wounds?

Are their minerals available to them?
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#5592604 - 02/10/15 01:02 PM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: Navasot]
don k Offline
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
Originally Posted By: don k
Originally Posted By: Navasot
How did his hoofs look?
Hoofs good. Crippled in front shoulders. Don't know if hurt fighting or what.


Were there any wounds?

Are their minerals available to them?
No external wounds. Must have all been internal. And yes. There are minerals in the feed and purina goat mineral free choice. Not a mineral or hoof problem. Something started happening about a month ago and has gotten worse. Buzzards are getting some expensive meat today.
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#5592611 - 02/10/15 01:05 PM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
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Natty Love

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Originally Posted By: don k
Originally Posted By: Navasot
Originally Posted By: don k
Originally Posted By: Navasot
How did his hoofs look?
Hoofs good. Crippled in front shoulders. Don't know if hurt fighting or what.


Were there any wounds?

Are their minerals available to them?
No external wounds. Must have all been internal. And yes. There are minerals in the feed and purina goat mineral free choice. Not a mineral or hoof problem. Something started happening about a month ago and has gotten worse. Buzzards are getting some expensive meat today.


So you don't think its a dieses of somekind? Was he pretty healthy? guess he coulda just broke something... progresses quick on goats
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#5592622 - 02/10/15 01:11 PM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
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Sounds like he took one in the shoulder while in a fight or was blind sided but another Ibex or Mouflon or???
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#5592626 - 02/10/15 01:12 PM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
don k Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: Bandera, Tx
To me it looked like his front legs would not do what his brain told them to. Yes he was healthy except for his mobility. How long do you think his horns were? He was going on 2 years old.
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#5592629 - 02/10/15 01:16 PM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
brett toth Offline
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Registered: 10/29/12
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sorry to hear about that

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#5592630 - 02/10/15 01:17 PM Re: Bad luck with an Ibex [Re: don k]
brett toth Offline
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Registered: 10/29/12
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i'd say his horns are about 16 inches long?

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