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I have 2 dexter cows. The is 8 years old and the female
I have 2 dexter cows. The bull is 8 years old and the female is 4 years old. The female has birthed 2 calves before I purchased her. This is her first mating with this bull. I thought conception was a… read more
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Have a mature cow sucking a calf 6 mo old in west Alabama cow
Have a mature cow sucking a calf 6 mo old in west Alabama cow is a beef master she is walking around with head extended straight out try to turn it side to side at most 12inches mild slobbering no res… read more
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we had a cow have a calf this morning and the calf is to weak
we had a cow have a calf this morning and the calf is to weak to support itself. We made sure the colostrum was fed to it within the first two hours and have tried all day to get the calf to stand up.… read more
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We purchased a calf 2 weeks ago today. It was showing no signs
We purchased a calf 2 weeks ago today. It was showing no signs of being ill other than a slight runny nose, which is typical of most calves in our area this time of year under our current local weathe… read more
Dr. Jill
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ok so now im worried..it is now 305 days and our cow has still
ok so now im worried..it is now 305 days and our cow has still not had her calf...she seems to be feeling fine..yet i know she has started labor twice now and then stops...how long do i need to wait b… read more
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Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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We had tomatos delivered to our pasture for our cows and I
We had tomatos delivered to our pasture for our cows and I think maybe a steer calf overdosed on them. He has a goiter under his chin and cannot get up on his back legs. Previously, once we got him up… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
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A very large Angus cow of ours calved 4 weeks ago. She was
A very large Angus cow of ours calved 4 weeks ago. She was until then, the leader of the herd and the biggest cow. This may be her 3rd calving. The calf is healthy but the mother has shown little inte… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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We have one 600 pound registered red angus calf. On pasture
We have one 600 pound registered red angus calf. On pasture with cow until two weeks ago. Weened in coral on Puriina calf starter with tubs of nutrients with 38% protein. About 10 days ago noticed cal… read more
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Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My red poll cow just delivered her fourth calf and has an udder
My red poll cow just delivered her fourth calf and has an udder and teats that are conspicuously distended. The teats stick straight out. The milk bag is very large. The calf seems to be drinking just… read more
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Young cow having trouble calving, it looks as if some part
Young cow having trouble calving, it looks as if some part of calf is coming through the anus of the mother, what to do?… read more
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen
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i have a cow down she trys to get up but cant, she a older
i have a cow down she trys to get up but cant, she a older cow ,but allways have good calfs,when she trys to get up her front legs move but her back legs move very little,i think she been down for 3 d… read more
Dr. Larson
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My cow appears to be in labor. As a new farmer, Im not familiar
My cow appears to be in labor. As a new farmer, I'm not familiar with details of the birthing process. But we've had several other calves born over the past 4 years. This first calf heifer has been hu… read more
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
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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
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We have a cow that had a calf about four months ago and a month
We have a cow that had a calf about four months ago and a month ago she lost alot of weight and started getting weak about a couple weeks ago. She went down about three days ago and can't get up I bri… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a cow that calved a large calf on sun morning (3/15)
I have a cow that calved a large calf on sun morning (3/15) she still hasn't gotten up and seems to be unable to use her back legs as she should. Her appetite is good and she drinks water. Her bowels … read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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I have a pregnant cow with a thin white membrane hanging from
I have a pregnant cow with a thin white membrane hanging from her vagina. It has a small small pouch of fluid, about the size of a golf ball. We have never seen this in any of our cows. This cow is ar… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Good Evening, I have a pregnant hiefer who has a seriously
Good Evening, I have a pregnant hiefer who has a seriously prolaped vagina and a serious infection. She is very depressed, separated from the herd. She is able to walk on her own. She did allow me to … read more
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Dr. Margo
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
I have a 10 month old steer calf. I purchased him early december.
I have a 10 month old steer calf. I purchased him early december. Since his purchase he has always been kind of a loner, swishes his tail excessively, and wants to bite at his hind end. But these past… read more
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