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, Have five head of Angus Cows, 9-12 yr

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JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Have five head of Angus Cows, 9-12 yr old. All have problem walking on right rear feet. No sign of swelling. When weight put on right rear hoof the leg trembles.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Have tried antibiotic but does not help. All cows have either recently had calves or are due shortly. No apparent sign of swelling or foot rot. Vet checked one of the cows two weeks ago. Said it looked neurological not Fescue Foot. Gave a steroid shot. Cow has been in lot off fescue one month. No change.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome. I do apologize that my colleagues could not assist you while I was away. I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

How long has she had signs?

Any history of trauma, slips, or falls?

Any sores, wounds, or changes with these feet?

Does she seem stiff? Is she worse when she first starts moving?

Did the vet check her and treat her with steroid? Any changes with that?