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I am raising Holstein steers from birth. They all get one shot,
I am raising Holstein steers from birth. They all get one shot, muse, and the cows get scour guard when they are pregnant. With that being said, what kind of vaccination schedule should I have up unti… read more
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have a 3 month old calf - angus. Mother would not take her, have bottled her but she has constantly had foul smelling scour like bowels since the beginning, has developed a pot belly which expands wit… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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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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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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we got hol. bull calves from dairy farm that has above management
we got hol. bull calves from dairy farm that has above management level . The calves are healthy but around the 5-8 day they get dumb with taking the bottle, the loose suck action but appear healthy w… read more
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I have 2 calves, approximately 7 months old. I was told by
I have 2 calves, approximately 7 months old. I was told by the person who sold them to me to just let them graze and give them some sweet feed daily. Now the person who owns half of one of the calves … read more
CountryDoc
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Have a 6 month old goat with runny eyes, diarrhea, and hunching
Have a 6 month old goat with runny eyes, diarrhea, and hunching of his back, can tell he does not feel well , but is up and wagging his tail and eating hay… read more
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We have a herd of 40 mamas and 20 calves. One calf (2 months
We have a herd of 40 mamas and 20 calves. One calf (2 months old) is a bottle calf, but stays with the herd. Two days ago the bottle calf developed scours-like symptoms and was pooping a foul smelling… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
my pygmy goat is constipated, he is pooping pellet logs instead
my pygmy goat is constipated, he is pooping pellet logs instead of pellets. he is approx six months old and has not had a worm treatment either. My daughter until last week gave him water out of a hum… read more
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i have a 3 week old holstein steer calf already vaccinated
i have a 3 week old holstein steer calf already vaccinated with VisionXXXXXand given some Vitamin A and selenium shortly after birth, and was with cow and had colostrum. Has been doing well on milk re… read more
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I have managed health in a breeding sheep herd of 125, not
I started managing health of a breeding sheep herd (in VA) of approx 125 individuals, not counting spring lambs, about 25% wethers, 73% ewes, 2% rams) three years ago. It's an open (unfortunately) flo… read more
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We brought home 2 Jersey calves last Sat. They were under
We brought home 2 Jersey calves last Sat. They were under 2 weeks old. They have had mild scours off and on most of this week but have been spunky & happy so I just assumed it was the change in food. … read more
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NW Missouri - 64486 Cattle dying 5 cows 1 bull All two
NW Missouri - 64486 Cattle dying : 5 cows 1 bull All two at a time, cow and bull aprox 30 days, Monday 2 cows, today 2 cows Age of cows have ranged from young 5yrs or less to average age aprox 8-10 No… read more
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we are having problems with our newborn hereford calves. They
we are having problems with our newborn hereford calves. They wont nursing off of the mothers, they get the diarreah and die within the first 3-5 days. Do you have any suggestions? How do we get them … read more
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Hi hopefully you can help us. We have had 3 feeder calves
Hi hopefully you can help us. We have had 3 feeder calves aprox. 4 to 500 pounds and 2 bottle feed calves die in the past 2 weeks all with the same symptoms. All shots and vet checked. The first day o… read more
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I have a 2 week old calf that we are trying to bottle feed.
I have a 2 week old calf that we are trying to bottle feed. He is not doing well. Have always had to pry his month open and old bottle in and practically just poor milk down him. At times he seems to … read more
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Have a calf, about 3.5 months old. He is a Jersey X Charolais.
Have a calf, about 3.5 months old. He is a Jersey X Charolais. I put him out on pasture about two weeks ago, a few hours on day 1, half a day after a week then all day. About 2 days after being put on… read more
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My Holstein calf is about 8weeks old.He drinks his milk and
My Holstein calf is about 8weeks old.He drinks his milk and is eating starter feed but he keeps coughing like he's choking. He has already started eating grass too. is the coughing/choking noise norma… read more
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