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Cow down since pulling calf. Gave grain. Tried to get her
Cow down since pulling calf. Gave grain. Tried to get her up. First time calving. Large calf. No prolapse yet. Angus cross. … read more
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I had just purchased some from bred heifers from North
I had just purchased some from bred heifers from North Dakota and got them home to Kentucky 2 weeks ago. These heifers are ready to calve in 2 to 3 weeks. I have them in a "dry" lot away from the othe… read more
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One of my cows was in the calving process. I never saw feet
One of my cows was in the calving process. I never saw feet or a head. Now she has a large swelling on her left side from the dulop to her udder. The udder is twisted to the point that the rear teat i… read more
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we have 10 calves out of a mob of 50 they have been weaned
we have 10 calves out of a mob of 50 they have been weaned for a month and these ones have some hair loss on backs but some of the jerseys have lost the ends of there ears any idea what is the cause. … read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg.
Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg. She is weightbearing but limping a lot. She holds the back of her hoof off the ground most of the time. She sits alot and has had foam at… read more
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CountryDoc
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I have a cow with what I think is Foot Rot. She has a 3-week
I have a cow with what I think is Foot Rot. She has a 3-week old calf at her side. I would like to treat the cow with Micotil 300, but am unsure if there would be any adverse effects to the calf. Do y… read more
Dr. Todd
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We have had 3 calves with bent joints at the ankle. One had
We have had 3 calves with bent joints at the ankle. One had them on the front and not to bad it is doing okay. The other two had more severe bends and were very stiff we bottle fed them but they slowl… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Young calf (about 6 wks) went lame in rt rear foot. In the
Young calf (about 6 wks) went lame in rt rear foot. In the next 2 weeks time she was lame in both hind feet, hoof wall was starting to seperate in rt. foot and toes were spreading apart. Symptoms in l… read more
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I have a cow that has a large swelling that started under her
I have a cow that has a large swelling that started under her brisket and has now moved up her throat. I have read a query similar to this under the heading "I have a 5 yr old cow, started swelling un… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
cow: year old black..loosing weight..severe limp..ankle to hoof looks
have a 3-4 year old black angus cow, she is pregnant ~7-8 months. she has suddenly loosing weight and breathing hard and a severe limp on right rear foot. ankle to hoof looks like it is drawed back fr… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
having some calving problems loosing quite a few. I have had
having some calving problems loosing quite a few. I have had two calves born alive and their back legs have been cold and stiff and they are unable to get up and eventually die. they are out of old co… read more
Dr. Brian
Dr. Brian
Doctoral Degree
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We had a calf born on 4/13 that never stood, seemed her legs
We had a calf born on 4/13 that never stood, seemed her legs were made of rubber. Alert and feeding from the bottle well, just never stood. She died at 13 days old. Had another calf born yesterday wit… read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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cows: herd..which developed swelling in their lower legs..grain
We have a herd of cows (250) 5 of which developed swelling in their lower legs which we assumed was associated with high rates of grain feeding. The feed is now fully buffered but we now have about 10… read more
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Have an older (8 yrs or so) cow who has gotten lame on her
Have an older (8 yrs or so) cow who has gotten lame on her back two legs. She stands (after getting up) with her back legs back behind her and shufles the weight from one foot to the other very nervie… read more
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I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having
I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having trouble walking. The problem seems to be with the rear legs and hind quarters. They do not have full motion ... it seems to be difficult fo… read more
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Live in Texas its hot and dry, now have 2 cows with swelling
Live in Texas it's hot and dry, now have 2 cows with swelling in back right hoof. Have given pencilin and La 200. nothing seems to be helping the one cow, she is not putting any weight on hoof. Today … read more
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calf: not straighten his front feet and stand on them
Good Morning, About two weeks ago I had a new calf born who could not straighten his front feet and stand on them. I don't know the technical terminology for the condition, but on our farm of around 4… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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cow: in a herd of 250..lying..4.5 + and seems otherwise healthy
we have a 7 year old cow in a herd of 250 that can not get up from a lying position. She is in third trymester of pregnancy, has a body condition score of 4.5 + and seems otherwise healthy. Condition … read more
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