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Old Jul 7th 2018, 07:26 AM   #1
 
  Jul 2018
  Louisiana
fawn mortality

I was wondering if anyone has seen a recent uptick in fawn mortality. Have heard of several fawns dying about 30-45 days after birth due to losing their appetite, developing rapid malaise and weakness, then dying within 2 days. No fever is reported. Some have been bottled fed, others still with their moms.

Any signs of increased mortality with your herds or ideas about causes?

Rob Dahmes, MD
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Old Jul 8th 2018, 10:41 AM   #2
 
  Jul 2018
  MN
Last year we dealt with very sudden weakness sounds similar. Research that matched the symptoms we were dealing with suggested a vitamin b deficiency. I did give vitamin b complex and ended up saving 2 fawns after losing 2. Haven't seen the same thing again.
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