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We just butchered a cripple cow the nd quarter was very thin

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we just butchered a cripple cow the hind quarter was very thin and it had yellow fat and inflamation in the hind led joint should we eat this meat she had been crippled for about 8 months
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

Is the fat discoloured throughout the carcass or just around the hind quarter?

Are the kidneys and liver normal looking?

Are the other joints clean?

Any signs of abscesses or granulomas in the viscera?