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Re: Not out of the woods yet - what about menengial worm?
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Posted by Nat on June 26, 2001 at 19:10:08:

In Reply to: Re: Not out of the woods yet posted by Vicki McGaugh on June 26, 2001 at 11:51:15:

This thought just crossed my mind when I was re-reading the thread: Can goats get Menengial worm? I know its a big problem with llamas (causing paralysis in the rear, ect.)because it effects the spinal cord, and evnetuially the central nervous system.

Do you have alot of deer in your area, and have had really wet weather? or lots of slugs in your barnyard? I know that most cases I hear of happen in wet weather as slugs crawl through deer droppings (deer are a carrier) then if they get ingested by accident in wet foliage or grass... the host animal gets infected.

Just a thought.. Prob not the problem, but a thought none the less.

-Nat's Little Bit Farm


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