Stuck or Retained Kits...
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I have a 1 year old tort doe (today is her birthday).
I bred her on 8/21 and today is day 34.
Last night, (day33) I attempted to induce labor via tums bc she was not nesting/kindling.
This is her first litter.
At 5:45am on day 34 she finally began nesting.
She lost her placenta at about 9:30am.
She was in labor for 3 hours pushing and pulling.
By the second hour I had called every vet within a 60 mile radius with no luck (my vet wasn't in today).
After two and a half hours we finally got the head through but it took another half hour to get the rest of it out.
Once the baby was out (he didn't make it obviously) mama began to act okay.
She was eating, hopping around, etc. she's had alfalfa hay, Timothy hay, orchard grass hay, some apples and celery along with her feed.
By 5pm I noticed she was going into labor again.
She has not passed another placenta and has so far only pushed out blood.
I'm worried about there being a stuck or retained kit.
She is still eating, drinking and going to the bathroom which is great, but I'm still highly concerned for her.
My vet opens at 7am, so I have about 8 hours to go before I can call to get her seen, any suggestions on how I can help her make it that long?
I have also given her some critical care and attempted to put triple antibiotic ointment on her vent to help her deliver them better.
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