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We have a 3 week old calf that we have been bottle feeding
We have a 3 week old bull calf that we have been bottle feeding ids doing really well .This morning we notices some swelling in left hock . and lameness he is still very mobile .After doing some resea… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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He started limping this morning, favoring his right front
He started limping this morning, favoring his right front foot. Later, he would not take a walk with me and the other goat, Has spent a lot of time lying down in the goat cabin. We noticed that he has… read more
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Dr. Rein
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have just bought 50 wagyu heifers (a couple weeks ago) and
I have just bought 50 wagyu heifers (a couple weeks ago) and all are happy and healthy except today we noticed one that is limping. Upon examination, no blood or scapes, but the front right ankle is a… read more
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Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
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It appears he may have sprained or broken a leg. He just
It appears he may have sprained or broken a leg. He just lays in the same spot and when he gets up he limps and it appears very painful for him. He is 4.5 years old and weights about 1300 to 1500 poun… read more
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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I have two cattle[ and hiefer],they are limping and it
I have two cattle[bull and hiefer],they are limping and it started with bull and noew it's heifer.At the closer look I realised the left rear leg is swollen on knee.What can it be and what can I use f… read more
Dr. B.
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I have a 15 month old that was after a cow in heat about
I have a 15 month old bull that was after a cow in heat about three weeks ago at that time he came up lame on left rear leg wont put any weight on it. It was swollen from hip to knee now seems more li… read more
Dr Chris
Dr Chris
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Bachelor of Veterinary Science
100 satisfied customers
I have a 24 month heifer and I noticed this morning that she
I have a 24 month heifer and I noticed this morning that she was separated from the herd and lying down. Got her to stand thinking it may be 3 day sickness She seemed to be swollen in one of her rear … read more
DrMelJ
DrMelJ
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Doctoral Degree
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Hereford bull, 2 year old, placed in with 5 open cows three
Hereford bull, 2 year old, placed in with 5 open cows three weeks ago. Becoming lethargic, losing weight, and has some nose drainage with periodical blood evident in the mucus. Animal does eat but doe… read more
Andrea Scheer
Andrea Scheer
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Doctoral Degree
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My bulls right rear leg is swollen from the top of the hoof
My bull's right rear leg is swollen from the top of the hoof to the knee joint. He limps and has lost weight. He' s been this way for over a week. I gave him 2 antibiotic injections 5 days ago. There … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Swollen Hock JointDear VetI have a Hereford X bullock,
Swollen Hock Joint Dear Vet I have a Hereford X bullock, 12 months old, about 450kgs. About 4 weeks ago he developed a limp in his rear leg, I noticed his Hock was swollen and after I examined it I co… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg.
Hi. My 16 year old jearsy cow has become lame in her back leg. She is weightbearing but limping a lot. She holds the back of her hoof off the ground most of the time. She sits alot and has had foam at… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
hi, my 5 month old pygmy goat is limping, his front right foot/leg
hi, my 5 month old pygmy goat is limping, his front right foot/leg seems to be causing him discomfort. his hooves are ok as i trimmed them at the weekend, but it look like he has some sort of sore abo… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
I have a ram lamb with a rear leg that is swollen from the
I have a ram lamb with a rear leg that is swollen from the top of the hoof to just above the hock and the swelling also feels to be very warm. There are no visible wounds at all and his hoof appears v… read more
fionasteel
fionasteel
veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
703 satisfied customers
calf: about 3 months old..walks..antibiotics treated by the local vet
I have a calf about 3 months old that slobbers badly, coughs, and has trouble breathing. It also walks very tenderly, looking like its feet are sore. It has had two rounds of antibiotics treated by th… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having
I have some cattle that are 3 to 5 years old that are having trouble walking. The problem seems to be with the rear legs and hind quarters. They do not have full motion ... it seems to be difficult fo… read more
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KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
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Our 3 year old male Alpaca has an open boil looking wound (about
Our 3 year old male Alpaca has an open boil looking wound (about the size of a dime on) on his left foot leg between the top of the hoof and the ankle joint. We only noticed this because he now is lim… read more
KF Grich
KF Grich
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
Our Longhorn Steer, born 06/11/08, somehow injured his right
Our Longhorn Steer, born 06/11/08, somehow injured his right rear leg shortly after we separated him from his mother about 6 weeks ago for weaning. I would guess that he tried to befriend a different … read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have hereford bulls that have been line-bred from Anxiety
I have hereford bulls that have been line-bred from Anxiety 4. Of the 11 bulls I purchased, 5 have died over the last 2 years--from perhaps a weak immune system. The latest problem appears in the form… read more
Dr. Maggie
Dr. Maggie
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Doctoral Degree
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