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  • How common is it in younger calves with light noses to get sunburned vs actually eating poisonous plants that would affect her nose while out in the sun?
  • My 60 lb. male cast pygmy has a stifle injury. He puts weight on it but holds it up sometimes. The vet gave me Banamine for him? Does that sound right?
  • How much oxytocin can be given to my beef cow to induce labor?
  • My mini donkey has loose stools and some hair has gone missing on her back end on rump and tail. What's wrong with her?
  • I have a nine-month old male goat seems to have pain, like he wants to vomit or poop, but nothing comes out. What should I do?

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