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we have cows. i have a cow that a growth attached to her lower
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we had a cow have a calf this morning and the calf is to weak
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we are having problems with our newborn hereford calves. They
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I have a female 3 year old cow who is having trouble walking
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We have a 4-5 yeal old Dexter cow that is in her last trimester
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