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Approximate 5 day old heffer calf. Mother has rejected and
Approximate 5 day old heffer calf. Mother has rejected and won't let latch. We are bottle feeding, however the calf seems to be congested and lots of mucus running from nose. Heavy breathing. I am thi… read more
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When my calf was born he didn't attach to mother. We
When my calf was born he didn't attach to mother. We milked mother up until 2 days ago. Am now just feeding calf formula. Mum still comes and licks baby but from what I can see doesn't attach to utter… read more
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Dr Steve Pertaining to my previous question: Mama cow has
Dr Steve Pertaining to my previous question: Mama cow has still not been delivered. We are on day 3 of feeding this baby bull who is now three days old. I have been feeding him at 8 in the morning, 2,… read more
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hello, we have a 2 month old calf whose hip bone was broken
hello, we have a 2 month old calf whose hip bone was broken at 2 weeks old. a visit to the vet who made an incision and mass amounts of white curdling infection came boiling out. He suggested no hope … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 3 month old corriente/longhorn calf that has been
I have a 3 month old corriente/longhorn calf that has been bawling off and on all day,but when her mother tries to get her to nurse,she won't. We gave her a shot of LA200 at about 9:00pm,and all was q… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi , we have a friesan heifer calf about 2 weeks old that has
Hi , we have a friesan heifer calf about 2 weeks old that has been on a foster cow Jersey with her own calf , all was good till the cow started rejecting it in preference to her own calf, I noticed to… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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My heifer had her first calf 3 days ago (Saturday morning).
My heifer had her first calf 3 days ago (Saturday morning). It's Tuesday, and she is still bleeding a bit and is holding her tail out a bit. She is allowing the calf to nurse, and she did come up to e… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a two month old Black Angus calf that is very thin compaired
I have a two month old Black Angus calf that is very thin compaired to his siblings. He has a cream colored discharge all over his tail and back end. I have observed him drinking water but, I don't th… read more
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Calf born 6 days ago in pasture. Not sure if nursed right away.
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got a 2 month old calf that his belly has swollen up. been
got a 2 month old calf that his belly has swollen up. been swollen for 2 weeks now. i gave him 4 oz of castor oil and a warm water intiama,nothing happened.next i took him to the local vet who did a t… 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
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calf: that doesnt appear to be sucking like he should
We have a calf that doesn't appear to be sucking like he should. He was born Wednesday and seems to have trouble "finding" where to suck. Seems small, may have been a little premature. 1) If he hasn't… read more
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We have a two day old calf - mother rejected - we have bottle
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newborn calf 2weeks old didnt stand for three days gave colostrum
newborn calf 2weeks old didnt stand for three days gave colostrum and bottle fed since, started nursing some this morning laying flat with head turned back and cold, did get some milk down her and tri… read more
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Sister having trouble with a new calf, about 2/3 weeks old.
Sister having trouble with a new calf, about 2/3 weeks old. ---I had to help Glazes calf up again today!!!!!!! He lays flat and can't get up then. I had to get him up the other morning 6 sixes before … read more
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I have a 3 month old brangus calf, still on its mother, that
I have a 3 month old brangus calf, still on its mother, that I noticed today is wandering around not following its mother or nursing. Its eyes are cherry red and it almost acts like it is blind, but I… read more
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I have a 6 week old calf that is not thriving well it has been
I have a 6 week old calf that is not thriving well it has been out to grass with its mother for 3 weeks now,it has a black/red appearance at its rear end,itseems to drink a lot of water from the water… read more
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