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I just got a 3 month old calf it had all its shots he

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i just got a 3 month old bull calf it had all its shots he doesn't want to eat he try's but mostly lies down
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
he has diarrhea
Expert:  Camille-Mod replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dan C., DVM replied 1 year ago.
Greetings, and thanks for the question. I apologize for the delay, I just got in from working.
Sorry to hear about your calf. Youngsters can be quite susceptible to disease, depending on their upbringing and handling/feeding method, etc. What you describe could be caused by multiple conditions. I've got a few questions to ask you so that I can answer you more thoroughly.
1): Have you bottle raised this calf, and if so, was he raised on formula?
2): Is he weaned?
3): What does his living environment consist of (stall, enclosed pen, open pasture, etc.)? Also, is he in with other calves?
4): You mentioned that he had been vaccinated. Do you recall which vaccine was used? Has he also been dewormed?
5): How long has he been sick?
Thanks, ***** ***** looking forward to hearing from you.
-Dan C.
Expert:  Dan C., DVM replied 1 year ago.
Hello again:
Need to let you know that I just got called out for an emergency and will be away for a few hours. I'll check for your reply when I return.
Thanks,
-Dan C.