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7 wk old calf. bottle fed,also calf starter and hay and
7 wk old calf. bottle fed,also calf starter and hay and fresh grass. Seems to be healtlhy but has an occasional cough? … read more
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Three year old has trouble breathing nose full of mucus she
Three year old has trouble breathing nose full of mucus she also had diarrhea was doing better now not eating and not leaving the barn… read more
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We have a heifer, will be a year old in January, who has a
We have a heifer, will be a year old in January, who has a runny nose, opaque thick strands of nasal discharge and yellowish discharge from the eyes. Unable to get a temperature. Angus blend calf. We … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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We have a Jersey steer that had pneumonia. We treated it with
We have a Jersey steer that had pneumonia. We treated it with penicillin and he seems to be over the pneumonia now but it's been 2 months and he still isn't gaining weight. He's in a pasture that has … read more
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Dr. Todd
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Cow: angus..shes getting..losing an excessive amount..bad diarrhea
We have a Black Angus Cow and she's getting up in years. She had a calf about 6 weeks ago. About 2 or three weeks after she had the calf, we noticed she had been losing an excessive amount of weight a… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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I have beef cattle and have had a cow and a calf (not same
I have beef cattle and have had a cow and a calf (not same pair) that get down and won't stand up. Cow kept laying on one side, even after we repeatedly sat her up. She lived from Sunday night and I p… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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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
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Have a bottle calf that is out in the herd with the rest of
Have a bottle calf that is out in the herd with the rest of the cows and calves. They are on grass. The calf went off it's bottle yesterday. Was finicky the night before when she was fed but finished … read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
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Doctoral Degree
3,640 satisfied customers
I have a heifer that is about 15mths old. She was born backwards
I have a heifer that is about 15mths old. She was born backwards and her mother required help calving when this heifer was born. The problrm that I have is that this heifer has never been a very robus… read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,640 satisfied customers
We have a poled hereford cow that dies not produce milk for
We have a poled hereford cow that dies not produce milk for its calf. How to induce milk after the next delivery expected within one week?… read more
Dr. Brian
Dr. Brian
Doctoral Degree
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calf: her 5 cc of penicillin every three or four days..electrolytes
I posted this question this morning, but have not heard from any one, so I am asking it again. I have a calf that is sick with pneumonia and the scours. I have given her 5 cc of penicillin every three… read more
Dr. Larson
Dr. Larson
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Have a calf 100-200 llbs which has been down (not standing)
Have a calf 100-200 llbs which has been down (not standing) for 5 days now. he seems not to have any energy but is eating small amounts. Am having to force liquids in him, not drinking own his own. I … read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
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I have a three week old calf in my barn that I am having to
I have a three week old calf in my barn that I am having to feed with a large syringe every two hours..He does not suck...He has been giving LA200, B12, Kick Start, and medicated milk replacement for … read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
Large Animal Vet
Doctoral Degree
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calf: thats about 2 months old we just weaned him off the bottle
I have a calf thats about 2 months old we just weaned him off the bottle about a week ago, now he wont get up and when we try to get him up we have to help him. Do you have any answer that may help me… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Hello, I hope you can help! I have about a two to three month
Hello, I hope you can help! I have about a two to three month old calf that eats, drinks and grazes but looks like an Ethiopian and has a cough and raspiness in his lungs. I have treated him with Betr… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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250 satisfied customers
i have a steer 300 lb. when i got home last night he did not
i have a steer 300 lb. when i got home last night he did not get up. so i helped him up. he stod but helt one leg up .don't see anything wroung with his leg .he eat & drank yesterday and a little this… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
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250 satisfied customers
calf: weeks old..Came from a reputable beef herd...feeding
I have a calf approximately 2 weeks old. Came from a reputable beef herd. We have been feeding him since birth. He got colostrum etc. calf gard. Had minimal scours so far is eating well and gaining we… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
721 satisfied customers
Common symptoms of low head and ears, very little appetite,
Common symptoms of low head and ears, very little appetite, even for sweet feed. 5 yr. old cow with a nursing calf. Shakes her head a lot like a dog with ear mites. Bought her at an auction 3 days ago… read more
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