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Old Jun 20th 2012, 03:48 AM   #1
  Jun 2009
Have a fawn approx. 3 days old, has bloody discharge coming out and appears to strain or a little humped up at times like needing to go.Any advice on treatment or thoughts would be appreciated.
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Old Jun 20th 2012, 04:33 AM   #2
  Aug 2010
I would get a fecal sample done. If he has coccidia- vet will give you Albon to treat him. Try giving him some crushed pumpkin (no spices, just pumpkin) in his formula.

Are you stimulating him to pee/poop regularly? At each feeding?
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Old Jun 20th 2012, 05:53 AM   #3
  Apr 2009
  Williamsport, PA
It is next to impossible

for a 3 day old fawn to have coccidia. Most likely you are dealing with ecoli, Lanasvet is right get a fecal done.
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Old Jun 20th 2012, 10:20 AM   #4
  Jun 2009
Josh, if ecoli what is best treatment?
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Old Jun 20th 2012, 01:35 PM   #5
  Apr 2009
  Nowata, OK
Whett, I used excenell this year with great success for ecoli. Good luck!!!
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Old Jun 20th 2012, 06:32 PM   #6
  Apr 2009
  Williamsport, PA
Ecoli is tricky. You must have the lab do a drug suseptabilty test. This will determine which drugs will work best. I would start with enrofluxin. Most likely one of the best overall drugs for Ecoli.
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