Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.
Floppy kid syndrome is a neurological condition that causes kids to develop a sudden onset of muscular weakness within 3 to 10 days of birth. The cause is unknown, and most kids don't recover.
Cannot use their tongues to suckle
Sudden onset of muscular weakness
|Sodium bicarbonate (1.3%)||125-200 ml IV|
|Sodium bicarbonate powder or Pepto-Bismo||2.5-3.0 g PO (0.5 tsp mixed with cold water)|
|Stomach tube feeding|
Prompt treatment is critical for a positive prognosis
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