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Old Jun 2nd 2015, 05:35 PM   #1
 
  Dec 2014
  Arkansas
Our 2 year old doe just gave birth to her twins the 14th. Today she has a swollen, red area of her udder that looks like mastitis. There are not vets here that know about deer. I need help deciding what to do. She is one of the family and REALLY don't want to lose her! Can anyone help?
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Old Jun 3rd 2015, 02:50 AM   #2
 
  Dec 2014
  Arkansas
Does it have to be treated? Or will it get better on its own? I don't know anything about this condition. All I have read is worst case scenarios.
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Old Jun 3rd 2015, 04:14 AM   #3
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  May 2010
  Stevens Point/Gillett, WI


Dyani, I have found it best to sedate them and medicate. They do make masititis tubes for cattle you can try. I give mine banamine, fluids, exceed, and tetradure. Will take a couple days to clear up. Ryan
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Old Jun 3rd 2015, 05:33 AM   #4
 
  Dec 2014
  Arkansas
Thank you very much. Now I just have to pray the local vets will give me prescriptions. There is no way I can take her in. Do they usually give medications if they don't see the deer?
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