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Just had another calf born this am and doesn't seem to be
Just had another calf born this am and doesn't seem to be able to hold it self up seems to be in back legs. We tried bottle on him and seems to have problems with the tongue placement. This is the sec… read more
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We have a 3 week old calf that we are bottle feeding. First
We have a 3 week old calf that we are bottle feeding. First week he had mothers milk, now we are feeding him a bottle. He won't walk without help. Seems to be in his front legs. If I move his left leg… read more
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Calf cant suck 2 days old pretty weak Mouth seems fine, Put
Calf cant suck 2 days old pretty weak Mouth seems fine, Put tube down esophagus and Put a mixture of Colostrum and real milk got lots of Brown/red stool out the backside after that, is the calf just r… read more
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Dr Steve Pertaining to my previous question: Mama cow has
Dr Steve Pertaining to my previous question: Mama cow has still not been delivered. We are on day 3 of feeding this baby bull who is now three days old. I have been feeding him at 8 in the morning, 2,… read more
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We have recently purchased four pregnant Angus cows. They
We have recently purchased four pregnant Angus cows. They haven't been delivered yet but had a call in regards XXXXX XXXXX calf that was dropped this evening. The mother kicked and went on and refused… read more
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I have a two month old beef calf whose mother died when she
I have a two month old beef calf whose mother died when she was 5 weeks old. I have been feeding her 2 quarts of mild replacer 3 times a day; 7 a.m.-2 p.m.-9p.m. I have tried two brands of calf starte… read more
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How much should a 2 week old Jersey bull calf eat per feeding?
How much should a 2 week old Jersey bull calf eat per feeding? We are bottle feeding with milk replacer. Is there a risk of over-feeding? We've been feeding them about 2 quarts per feeding (6:00 am an… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
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We have one 600 pound registered red angus calf. On pasture
We have one 600 pound registered red angus calf. On pasture with cow until two weeks ago. Weened in coral on Puriina calf starter with tubs of nutrients with 38% protein. About 10 days ago noticed cal… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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calf: weeks old..tube feeding..losing weight..1 1/2 of starter milk
I have a calf about 2 weeks old, he couldnt find the teat and was not eating, we have been tube feeding because he wont suck on the bottle. He was losing weight so we increased from 1 gallon to 1 1/2 … read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
We have a 6 wk old calf that has had the scours for over a
We have a 6 wk old calf that has had the scours for over a week they now have blood in the stools and he is not eating or drinking -- we did give him penicillin a week ago and no change. what do you d… read more
Dr Steve
Dr Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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Have a bottle calf that is out in the herd with the rest of
Have a bottle calf that is out in the herd with the rest of the cows and calves. They are on grass. The calf went off it's bottle yesterday. Was finicky the night before when she was fed but finished … read more
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Dr Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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I am bottle feeding a calf who is now four weeks old and he
I am bottle feeding a calf who is now four weeks old and he has been dehydrated. I tubed him yesterday 4-5 times alternating between his milk and resorb. This morning he still will not suck his bottle… read more
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Dr. Dustin
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Dr. Darren, The bottle calf we were discussing two days ago
Dr. Darren, The bottle calf we were discussing two days ago was showing some progress he was fighting and walking around more...His BM's have gotten some more volumn but would still be considered loos… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a three week old calf in my barn that I am having to
I have a three week old calf in my barn that I am having to feed with a large syringe every two hours..He does not suck...He has been giving LA200, B12, Kick Start, and medicated milk replacement for … read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
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Doctoral Degree
60 satisfied customers
I have a 4 month old hefier calf. Off milk Began bloating
I have a 4 month old hefier calf. Off milk Began bloating every few days. Took her off grain She now bloats at least three times a day. Not a frothy bloat. She wants me to drop a hose down her for rel… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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bull: good he eats well drinks water and is very alert..eat his grain
Hello, I have a 12 week old bull calf, I have done everything I can think of He seems good he eats well drinks water and is very alert but...... He acts like he has no energy to get up from a laying p… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
We have 18 month old bull that has swollen hocks on his hind
We have 18 month old bull that has swollen hocks on his hind legs. We have given him 2 rounds of shots. 1st shot was draxin 2nd was batril and banimine. Bull is very stiff in back and back legs and ha… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a 1 week old calf that weighs between 75 and 100 pounds
I have a 1 week old calf that weighs between 75 and 100 pounds and for the last 2 days he has not been wanting to drink his milk I can get him to take about 1/2 of the bottle at a time he doesnt seem … read more
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