Anemia occurs most times during heavy worm load. Some plants and internal injury can also cause anemia. We are also discovering copper deficiency and Cobalt deficiency can also contribute to anemia. Once you have treatment underway, find your cause.
Red cell 6 cc per 100 pounds once daily for a week, then once a week until eye lid color improves.
OR you can choose
Injectable iron, 4 cc per 100# WARNING: Always have epi or a large dose of benadryl on the ready as some goats react severely to injectable iron.
B 12, is RX and dose is 1 cc per 25 pounds once a day. You can buy and keep on hand B Complex PLUS which has more 12 in it.
50/50 mix of apple cider vinegar and water..20-30 cc once a day
High protein feed, alfalfa and natural browse help the goat rebuild red blood cells.
Why ACV and anemia
Acv has malic acid in it..which is said to be a blood purifier.its also acetic to help the digestion efficiency. Plus the natural enzymes and trace minerals all make for happy rumen and a happy rumen works better to utilize iron from food sources.
I also read it helps The Lactic Acid cycle and how tired and ill systems can't rid themselves of this acid which ultimately poisons them. The vinegar turns that Lactic Acid into harmless Citric Acid allowing the body to pee it out and recover quickly
Anemia takes time to recover from...PLEASE DO NOT keep worming the animal thinking this will fix the anemia and or bottle jaw...worm once..and provide support for anemia as mentioned above.
1= excellent 2= good 3= look to other indication of worm load 4= critical treat 5= fatal, treat