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Mammy rejected calf; got a little colostrum via bottle but
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found a very young heifer calf in my pasture we lease, not sure if she got colostrum or not, couldn't get her to mother up, brought her home, have her on a all milk protein replacer, she's drinking 2 … read more
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Angus calf unable to stand, at birth. Put him in barn, find that front feet(legs) curl or unable to straighten. Day3 will stand BRIEFLY! But, have had to tube feed. Day 1 colostrum, and then milk subs… read more
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How much should a 2 week old Jersey bull calf eat per feeding?
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Dr. Todd
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I have almost 3 week old Highlander calf that got lost and
I have almost 3 week old Highlander calf that got lost and fell down an embankment, we found him after a day just covered in maggots and wet. Washed him, sprayed fly strike on him and killed the maggo… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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calf: nursed fine for the first 3 days..tonight..was looking weak
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CountryDoc
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Im at a loss...2week old bottle calf...we took her from her
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a week old bottle calf that had to be taken from his mother due to the fact that her bag was too low and the calf could not find the teats...Anyway, we didn't know exactly when she was born so … read more
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I have a one week old calf that has recently stopped eating
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New calf born four days ago. Cold at birth, brought into house
New calf born four days ago. Cold at birth, brought into house within hour. Tubed electrolytes and colostrics that first day. responded normally. Taken back to cow at 3:00pm. no squeeze, in small spac… read more
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I am bottle feeding a calf who is now four weeks old and he
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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
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Doctoral Degree
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