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Full term calf born three weeks ago. Appeared to be sucking
Full term calf born three weeks ago. Appeared to be sucking the cow, however on day three we discovered he had been sucking a mammory gland on the cows stomach. Got the cow in headgate, got calf sucki… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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we pulled a calf on Sunday from a first calf heifer, heifer
we pulled a calf on Sunday from a first calf heifer, heifer got up and has been running all over the pen, 2 days later she is down and cannot get up on her hind legs, what could be the problem?… read more
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Dr. Taus
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The neighbor has some calves 500#+ and some of them have milky
The neighbor has some calves 500#+ and some of them have milky snot some clear snot, they are breathing kind of raspy and are lame on the left side, Help… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
I have a new born calf with stiff hind legs. A little swelling
I have a new born calf with stiff hind legs. A little swelling is present in one leg. Otherwise seems quite healthy. What can I do?… read more
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JoanNortonVMD
Post-Doctoral Degree
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I have a three yr old Semental cow that had twins 3 days ago,
I have a three yr old Semental cow that had twins 3 days ago, male and a female, while she has taken both I can't tell if they are getting enough milk from her. The heifer is very active and seems to … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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I have an approximatley 1 week old jersey calf, that is unable
I have an approximatley 1 week old jersey calf, that is unable to stand. He was healthy yeterday, and even drank a full bottle of milk, but this morning he was unable to stand. His front leg joints ar… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,422 satisfied customers
300 lb calf just bought at auction 1 week ago ,,,was ok till
300 lb calf just bought at auction 1 week ago ,,,was ok till today,,,now has unbalanced movements,staggers and wobbles when walking,,, and has diarrhea although all 6 of the calves purchased have some… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
We are calving and have quite a few calves born with what I
We are calving and have quite a few calves born with what I call the "knuckled over" problem. Their ankle joints are locked into the calf not being able to walk on his hooves. We have had a calf here … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
We bought 8 head of 4-5 wt calves at the sale barn jan 8 The
We bought 8 head of 4-5 wt calves at the sale barn jan 8 The vet at the sale barn vaccinated the calves with Bovi-shield gold F P 5 and naselgen F P. He gave each of the them Excede in the ear at the … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
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
Deborah B. Shores
Deborah B. Shores
Doctoral Degree
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calf: healthy..tonight..tries to walk using her front legs..dragging
what can we do with a previously healthy 3 wk old calf who tonight can not use her hind legs - she appears to have partial paralysis. When we get her up she tries to walk using her front legs as long … read more
Dr. Amy
Dr. Amy
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
89 satisfied customers
have a 3 month old calf found lying down by itself. after we
have a 3 month old calf found lying down by itself. after we got it up I walked baby to the lot very stiff in hind legs. called a friend that has been working cattle 30 plus years he looked at the cal… read more
Dr. Larson
Dr. Larson
DVM
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i had a calf born. when he was born he had ahrd time standig.
i had a calf born. when he was born he had ahrd time standig. I took him away from the mother, let him get warmed up and after a coule of hours he could stand. I returned him to his mother and he was … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
i have two calves about 4 months old with diarrhea weakness,
i have two calves about 4 months old with diarrhea weakness, an swelling of glands under throat around jaw area an a slight runny nose what do you think it is an what do i treat it with… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a 3 day old HF heifer calf who was born in a clean field
I have a 3 day old HF heifer calf who was born in a clean field and after only 1 hour was up and walking, she followed me inside and fed well. I noticed on the second day tah she has great difficulty … read more
Dr. Shawn
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22 satisfied customers
I have 4 four month old dairy calves.And two have come down
I have 4 four month old dairy calves.And two have come down with something that has caused them to not see, hot noses, locked jaw, cant eat... etc any idea what they have?… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
What causes a calf to be born bow legged on the front, or
What causes a calf to be born 'bow' legged on the front, or become like that later. Some times they are so bad they walk on their knees. Some almost seem to not have the right length from the knee dow… read more
LennyDVM
LennyDVM
Doctoral Degree
225 satisfied customers
We are having a problem with our bottle calf crop. They get
We are having a problem with our bottle calf crop. They get droopy eared, diarrhea, fever, and stop eating. Some make it with antibiotics, but we have had some die, even though we give them shots and … read more
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Dr. Maggie
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Doctoral Degree
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