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Neonatal health

There are many diseases which can affect the health and viability of lambs and kids during their first few weeks of life (neonates). On this page, links are arranged alphabetically sccording to topic: entropion, floppy kid syndrome, general neonatal health, hyopthermia and starvation, joint ill, mortality, spider lamb syndrome, survival, and watery mouth. Other diseases that affect and kids are found on other pages, usually organized by causative agent (e.g. bacteria) or body system affected (e.g. skin). If you can't find a specific disease, be sure to use the search engine. Click on the title bars to open and close the drop down lists. Use the menu on the left to find links on specific topics.

All of the links on this page were last verified 27-May-2013. Please report broken links to Susan Schoenian at

Dying lamb