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I have a 2 month old highlander calf. Limping on right front
I have a 2 month old highlander calf. Limping on right front foot. recently banded by vet (2-3 weeks ago) doesn't seem to be broken. but, he is unable to put any weight on it. What would you suggest I… read more
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Pot belly has a tear or crack at the top of her hoof. She
Pot belly has a tear or crack at the top of her hoof. She had her blanket wrapped around her leg and I thought she was playing with it but when I fed her I saw it and unwrapped it. Didn't know it had … read more
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Calf appears to have hurt right rear leg. Holds it up when
Calf appears to have hurt right rear leg. Holds it up when standing. Just laying in pasture in cold. What should I do?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a show steer that has been refusing to put weight on
We have a show steer that has been refusing to put weight on his front right leg weeks. We have had a vet out to look at him and he said it was a stone bruise. A few days ago we noticed his knee was b… read more
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Doctor.A
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I have a two year old steer who seems heathy other than his
I have a two year old steer who seems heathy other than his rear legs won't work properly. He has balance issues with his hips swaying severely to either side. Sometimes his legs work for a few steps … read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
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Doctoral Degree
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Almost 10 weeks ago one of my male wethers dislocated his knee.
Almost 10 weeks ago one of my male wethers dislocated his knee. The vet (well there was 4 of us) set and splinted it. After 4 weeks his splint came off and I noticed a sore where I thought it was rubb… read more
Dr. Taus
Dr. Taus
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I have a ram lamb with a rear leg that is swollen from the
I have a ram lamb with a rear leg that is swollen from the top of the hoof to just above the hock and the swelling also feels to be very warm. There are no visible wounds at all and his hoof appears v… read more
fionasteel
fionasteel
veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
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we have a calf with stiff hind legs and one front leg that
we have a calf with stiff hind legs and one front leg that buckles as he walks. He seems to be in great pain on his hind legs when he first stands, then less pain after he moves around some. It seems … read more
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Deborah B. Shores
Doctoral Degree
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MARE: lame..SWELLING..TREATING RIGHT NOW FOR 4 DAYS..WRAPPED
5 YR OLD MARE LAME LITERLY ON 3 LEGS WAS A TAD BIT OF SWELLING JUST ABOVE FETLOCK SEEMS SORE IN SHOULDER. TREATING RIGHT NOW FOR 4 DAYS WITH BUTE BANDAGING LEG WITH BRACE MIXTURE. ALSO HAVE OTHER LEG … read more
DrMelJ
DrMelJ
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
793 satisfied customers
I have a brangus cross yearling that is favoring her front
I have a brangus cross yearling that is favoring her front left leg. The knee is swollen but there doesn't appear to be a puncture or any drainage. We have some bad goffer holes and I'm wondering if s… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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DVM
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I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having
I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having trouble walking. The problem seems to be with the rear legs and hind quarters. They do not have full motion ... it seems to be difficult fo… read more
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KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
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Sudden onset, no signs of injury/wound/illness..doesnt appear..usual
Treatment for lameness (left front) in adult hog? Sudden onset, no signs of injury/wound/illness; does not appear to be ill otherwise; will walk several steps and stand to feed but doesn't appear to w… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
i have a steer 300 lb. when i got home last night he did not
i have a steer 300 lb. when i got home last night he did not get up. so i helped him up. he stod but helt one leg up .don't see anything wroung with his leg .he eat & drank yesterday and a little this… read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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250 satisfied customers
900 lbs.each, a couple days ago 1 of them started to limp
I have 2 steer about 900 lbs.each, a couple days ago 1 of them started to limp, I didnt pay much att. because he was still up and moooving. but last night I checked on him because he didnt want to get… read more
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Dr. Todd
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calf: pasture..jagged cuts on left front leg, seemingly not deep..hoof
I have a calf born on May 24. On May 30 while cutting hay off the pasture, the calf was startled and ran into the hay mower. He has jagged cuts on left front leg, seemingly not deep, above the hoof jo… read more
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Dr. Todd
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bull: 11 year old..that was attacked..herd and hobbles on three legs
I have an 11 year old bison cow that was attacked by a bison bull in the front left shoulder and leg. This was April 11. She's been separated from the herd and hobbles on three legs. The leg just dang… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
10 year old Angora weather...lame on his front leg...hoof which bled
I have a 10 year old Angora weather. He is lame on his front leg. There is a fleshy growth on the hoof which bled quite a bit at shearing. Was not cut. This caused the swelling to decrease and he walk… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Our Longhorn Steer, born 06/11/08, somehow injured his right
Our Longhorn Steer, born 06/11/08, somehow injured his right rear leg shortly after we separated him from his mother about 6 weeks ago for weaning. I would guess that he tried to befriend a different … read more
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Dr. Todd
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