Anemia

Anemia

By Illinosis Meat Goat

can be treated with molasses. Old fashioned blackstrap molasses has as much iron as

many of the over the counter treatments, is safe, and has most of the constituents to help

the goat with energy, and to feel better. Ferrodex or Iron Dextran can be used IM at 1cc

IM per 100lbs body weight once a week until the goat is pinker. Vitamin B12 2cc IM is

recommended at the same time as the injectable iron product.. Healthy goats produce

their own B vitamins, but when they are sick, the rumen bacteria that perform this

function are dead. B12, Cyanocobalamine is the center of the molecular structure of the

red blood cell. Red cells can not be made in the bone marrow without it.