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found a very young heifer calf in my pasture we lease, not sure if she got colostrum or no
found a very young heifer calf in my pasture we lease, not sure if she got colostrum or not, couldn't get her to mother up, brought her home, have her on a all milk protein replacer, she's drinking 2 … read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,711 satisfied customers
I have a herd of 60 cows. I am suddenly having multiple
I have a herd of 60 cows. I am suddenly having multiple problems. I live in Oklahoma. 2 cows aborted a couple of months before calving date. 2 cows calved a bit early, small calves, but are doing ok. … read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,711 satisfied customers
have a 3 month old calf - angus. Mother would not take her,
have a 3 month old calf - angus. Mother would not take her, have bottled her but she has constantly had foul smelling scour like bowels since the beginning, has developed a pot belly which expands wit… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
HI. I raise dairy calves for a living. I have for a long time.
HI. I raise dairy calves for a living. I have for a long time. Our winter here in Kentucky has been especially hard this year. We have lost several calves here lately. They take the scours within a we… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
I have a one day old Limosin heifer who has shown blood from
I have a one day old Limosin heifer who has shown blood from the rectum/vaginal area. Is this common or should I get a vet for her? She was hesitant to get up this a.m. (born last evening) but stayed … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
hello again , have two questions. first, two days ago noticed
hello again , have two questions. first, two days ago noticed 5 year old cow shitting watery bloody feces. tail was covered with dried blood. she was at feeder eating and is in good body condition. ye… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I raise crossbred cattle, Herefords and Angus, on a small 16
I raise crossbred cattle, Herefords and Angus, on a small 16 acrea ranch 30 north of Houston, Texas. I have lost a number to something that appears to be respiratory in nature. Calves will begin to sh… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,372 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
i have a 2 1/2 month calf- about 10 days ago developed diarrhea-
i have a 2 1/2 month calf- about 10 days ago developed diarrhea- 6 days later i noticed blood in diarrhea- immediately started treating with 5 day dosage amprolion-calf about 100 lb-dosage 1 1/2 once … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
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
754 satisfied customers
We brought home 2 Jersey calves last Sat. They were under
We brought home 2 Jersey calves last Sat. They were under 2 weeks old. They have had mild scours off and on most of this week but have been spunky & happy so I just assumed it was the change in food. … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Berry
Dr. Berry
Veterinarian
DVM
78 satisfied customers
three generations and I am the fourth to take up the mantle
I am new to ranching in a way. My family has been involved with ranching for three generations and I am the fourth to take up the mantle. However, I got my college degrees in accounting and finance. T… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
250 satisfied customers
my 25 month old maiden jersey heifer has calved 2 weeks ago.
my 25 month old maiden jersey heifer has calved 2 weeks ago. I have milked her twice daily since the birth of the calf which she is accepting well. She was not happy after the first 3 days, with her t… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
we are having problems with our newborn hereford calves. They
we are having problems with our newborn hereford calves. They wont nursing off of the mothers, they get the diarreah and die within the first 3-5 days. Do you have any suggestions? How do we get them … read more
Deborah B. Shores
Deborah B. Shores
Doctoral Degree
3 satisfied customers
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
60 satisfied customers
Over the last three years, I have had a few calves born that
Over the last three years, I have had a few calves born that develop what looks like swollen joints in their knees. I have consulted the local vet who are now unsure what it could be since we have had… read more
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
We just lost a 2 month old heifer calf - started with a touch
We just lost a 2 month old heifer calf - started with a touch of scours and became paralyzed in the hind quarters. She ate and drank but when she was chewing the hay she would foam at the mouth. Now w… read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
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Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
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