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Just lost a perfectly healthy young, 10 months old, that was
Just lost a perfectly healthy young bull, 10 months old, that was just fine, no signs of distress or illness yesterday evening. Has been eating well, a ration of 12% protein and 5% fat and a large amo… read more
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Our 2 year old has a swelled up penis. Should we give
Our 2 year old bull has a swelled up penis. Should we give him an antibiotic shot? What kind & how much. He probably weighs about 1300 lbs.… read more
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My angus bull has not pulled his doodle up properly for weeks
My angus bull has not pulled his doodle up properly for weeks . last 3 pink inches hangs down. It may be enlarged some and last inch a darker shade of pink and a little depressed (as in not so full lo… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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My beef cows have started calving about two weeks before there
My beef cows have started calving about two weeks before there due date.The cows all have a developed udder.I have one deformed calf and four calves dead at birth out of the first fifteen that have ca… read more
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We had a black angus bull calf born this morning. The oddest
We had a black angus bull calf born this morning. The oddest part is he has NO hair, and is almost transparent and it seems you can see the blood vessels. Even the scrotum was red looking. Strangest t… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
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Our Speckled Park Purebred Beef Bull (2 Years old) has developed
Our Speckled Park Purebred Beef Bull (2 Years old) has developed an inflamation of some type in the end of his penis. It was normal but now the end is swollen (about the size of an egg) and pinker wit… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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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
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 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
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Dr. MD Stafford
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DVM
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We have a three year old Hereford bull that has had scours
We have a three year old Hereford bull that has had scours off and on since we bought him four months ago. We thought it was the ten hours in a stock trailor that did it at first but then we started t… read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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i have a two year old red angus bull in with the 69 cow herd
i have a two year old red angus bull in with the 69 cow herd and two other bulls as well today his sheath is extremly swollen . he attemps to breed, mounting the cow but appears unable to actually bre… read more
Dr. Brian
Dr. Brian
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We had a calf born on 4/13 that never stood, seemed her legs
We had a calf born on 4/13 that never stood, seemed her legs were made of rubber. Alert and feeding from the bottle well, just never stood. She died at 13 days old. Had another calf born yesterday wit… read more
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our 14 month old angus bull started limping on his right front
our 14 month old angus bull started limping on his right front leg. No swelling or apparent injury. The next day he went completely down, but was able to get back up. Then that afternoon he went down … read more
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cows: that go down and cant stand..skinny and some apparently healthy
Have cows and bulls that go down and can't stand on their own. This is happening to multiple cows some skinny and some apparently healthy. They all end up dead no mateer what we do to try to get them … read more
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goats: I must get hay from Missouri-orachard grass and alfalfa
I got six Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats from N GA where the hay is better than here in S GA. My goats won't touch coastal bermuda and I must get hay from Missouri-orachard grass and alfalfa. THey also do… read more
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We have 18 month old bull that has swollen hocks on his hind
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Dr. Todd
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im a dairy farmer from Pa that got urea plasma in my herd!
im a dairy farmer from Pa that got urea plasma in my herd! the local vets told me to treat infected cows with 20cc oxytet in vagina 1x a day 3days in a row and it seems to be workin. they told also to… read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
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Doctoral Degree
432 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
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Dr. Maggie
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Doctoral Degree
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I have 5 horned hereford bulls age 13 months to 4 yrs. I had
I have 5 horned hereford bulls age 13 months to 4 yrs. I had 10. I have lost several to some sort of scale on their legs and underbellies. It is thick and crusty and eventually spreads to their testic… read more
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