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I have a newborn calf that the cow fell on looks like

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I have a newborn calf that the cow fell on looks like possibly broken back any ideass

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Calf is trying to get up hind end not working I already feed it and gave it a banimine shot to help with pain

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Large Animal Veterinary
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

Does it seem weak in its hind end or can it not move those legs at all?

Can it stand if lifted?

If you pinch or stick a pin into one of the hind legs, can the calf feel it?

How much Banamine did you give? How long ago? How much do you estimate it weighs?

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