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Old Jul 14th 2013, 08:00 AM   #1
 
  Jul 2013
  South Carolina
I've had a fawn for the past few weeks who's been doing great

Wonderful eater we haver him on manna pro multi-nuring formula in recent weeks we added 2 table spoons of pumpkin pureed and 2 table spoons of plain yogurt for pro biotics we also try to keep alfalfa hay available. I could find very little information on Fawns to figure out feeding so I started following the bags directions out of fear of feeding too much. The bag says for around 9 weeks to feed 10-12oz every 12 hours for a few days that was fine until her BG dropped to unreadable one night. I brought her to my job which is an emergency hospital we bolused him dextrose and he seemed fine the next day he ate well and again at night same issue I brought him back we've had a very hard time stablizing his BG as well as his temperature. after getting his bg up too high and taking him off fluids 3 hours later it was too low to read again. He is not as inclined to eat as he once was and when his BG drops so does his temp. I am at a loss right now. I'm so attatched to the baby and I just want to see him make it but we are all at a loss here.

Blood work is as follows Na = 144 mmol/L

K = 3 mmol/L

Cl = 98 mmol/L

ALB = 1.4 g/dL

ALKP = 1710 U/L

ALT = 116 U/L

AMYL = 155 U/L

BUN = 48 mg/dL

Ca = 7.1 mg/dL

CHOL = 57 mg/dL

CREA = 0.6 mg/dL

GGT 952 U/L

GLOB = 1.8 g/dL

GLU = 415 mg/dL

LIPA = 400 U/L

PHOS = 5 mg/dL

TBIL = 2.8 mg/dL

TP = 3.2 g/dL

ALB/GL = 0.8

BUN/CR = 80



We could not get the CBC to run on our machines even under Bovine.

His serum is icteric and DVMs are worried about poss liver issue?

He hasnt gotten into anything that we know of when unattended he lives in an empty bathroom

Any help at all would be so appriciated, I just want this little guy to make it





Last night patient ate 1 full bottle is looking happy as long as on 5% dextrose @25mls/hr

our DVM is talking about euthenasia but I really dont want to go that route if Ic an help it. I love the little guy
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Old Jul 14th 2013, 08:50 AM   #2
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  Oct 2009
  upstate ny

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The bag says for around 9 weeks to feed 10-12oz every 12 hours (Quote) (Bag of what?)

Pumkin needs to be 100% pumpkin...Im not sure puree is 100%



If you had no problem before you changed something then that needs to be takin away to see if that was the problem!
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Old Jul 14th 2013, 08:56 AM   #3
 
  Jan 2010
  Liverpool Pa
are making sure the guy is getting some fresh ground to eat
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Old Jul 14th 2013, 09:10 AM   #4
 
  Jul 2013
  South Carolina
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Originally Posted by Four Seasons Whitetails
The bag says for around 9 weeks to feed 10-12oz every 12 hours (Quote) (Bag of what?)

Pumkin needs to be 100% pumpkin...Im not sure puree is 100%



If you had no problem before you changed something then that needs to be takin away to see if that was the problem!
the puree is 100% pumpkin and its promana multi nurse and includes fawns
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Old Jul 14th 2013, 11:23 AM   #5
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  Oct 2009
  upstate ny

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South Carolina.. Could it have gotten into a bad plant or something in the hay. Just seems strange that it was fine and now failure!
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Old Jul 14th 2013, 01:38 PM   #6
 
  Jul 2013
  South Carolina
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South Carolina.. Could it have gotten into a bad plant or something in the hay. Just seems strange that it was fine and now failure!


Deer Baby is kept inside, Hay is alfla bought from a pet store
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