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Lamb swallowed feeding tube

Postby Liz J » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:53 am

Good morning....another quirky event. A < 2 month old lamb (not mine) being treated for bloat bit the feeding tube in half and swallowed it.... I'm sure this not the first time this has happened...., what are the odds of the tube causing a problem in her gut?

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Re: Lamb swallowed feeding tube

Postby Liz J » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:07 pm

Call from vet -- said it would likely stay put but not cause any serious problem...
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Re: Lamb swallowed feeding tube

Postby Janet McNally » Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:04 am

my husband had this happen to him, lamb pulled tube off and swallowed the whole thing. Lamb grew up fine, husband never tubed a lamb again.

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Re: Lamb swallowed feeding tube

Postby Liz J » Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:42 pm

Thanks, Janet...I'm thinking that might be a distinct possibility in this case as well :).
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