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Bought a 2 day old 60ibs calf from sale barn 9/8/16. Was
Bought a 2 day old 60ibs calf from sale barn 9/8/16. Was told it received colostrum. Cow Died. Upon pick up calf had one cloudy eye, dull and took temp running 104, slight clear snotty nose & not brea… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,381 satisfied customers
We have recently purchased four pregnant Angus cows. They
We have recently purchased four pregnant Angus cows. They haven't been delivered yet but had a call in regards XXXXX XXXXX calf that was dropped this evening. The mother kicked and went on and refused… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
I have a black angus cow that has had 3 calves and this year has no milk her utter is hard
I have a black angus cow that has had 3 calves and this year has no milk her utter is hard calf was born Monday at noon is there any thing to do. thanks Beth Chaplin… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,347 satisfied customers
We have a bull calf born either 9/11 or 9/12. Appeared normal,
We have a bull calf born either 9/11 or 9/12. Appeared normal, nursing & following the herd. Was found today, eyes completely opaque, apparently no vision, seperated from mother. Could stand but did n… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a calf 1 week old that had no colostrum or milk from
I have a calf 1 week old that had no colostrum or milk from mom (mom could not get up). Started bottle feeding calf a day after birth and had to give her penicillin for last five days due to runny nos… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,347 satisfied customers
i got a boy calf saturday night, the mother rejected it n the
i got a boy calf saturday night, the mother rejected it n the owners were gonna put it down. i brought it home to bottle feed, im giving it dumor supreme calk milk replacer medicated 2 times a day n t… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Calf born 6 days ago in pasture. Not sure if nursed right away.
Calf born 6 days ago in pasture. Not sure if nursed right away. Seemed somewhat detached from mother although she is very attentive. Her bag/teats not that difficult to nurse from. Friday evening, had… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,347 satisfied customers
Im at a loss...2week old bottle calf...we took her from her
I'm at a loss...2week old bottle calf...we took her from her mother because she could not get her head down low enough to find the teat..."Dummy Calf Syndrome"? Anyway brought her to the house not kno… read more
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
289 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
New calf born four days ago. Cold at birth, brought into house
New calf born four days ago. Cold at birth, brought into house within hour. Tubed electrolytes and colostrics that first day. responded normally. Taken back to cow at 3:00pm. no squeeze, in small spac… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
calf: 10:30..angus..one front..front hoof and purple tongue
Super bowl night around 10:30 our red angus/limosene heifer had her first calf. She had about 3 hours of small water sack and one front hoof showing. Then water sack broke showing front hoof and purpl… read more
Dr. Larson
Dr. Larson
DVM
1,381 satisfied customers
I have a two week old orphaned calf that did not get any colostrum
I have a two week old orphaned calf that did not get any colostrum from her mother.She was given colostrum that had been frozen from my jersey cow approximately 24 hours after she was born.We are bott… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
my neighbors cow gave birth to her calf 3 weeks ago. the cow
my neighbors cow gave birth to her calf 3 weeks ago. the cow isn't producing enough milk for the calf, she is producing about a quart a day. have any suggestions on what to do?… read more
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
480 satisfied customers
cow: feed..he wont eat..do with hes only about 2 1/2 weeks old
Please HELP - I saved a baby cow that the mother wouldn't feed but three time now the mother doesn't want him.... But he won't eat now and I don't know what to do with he's only about 2 1/2 weeks old?… read more
Michele Konnersman
Michele Konnersman
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Doctoral Degree
38 satisfied customers
We have a bottle calf that did get colostrum but is gradually
We have a bottle calf that did get colostrum but is gradually starting to lose control of it's limbs. We gave it an enema this morning because we had not noticed a stool for a day to a day and a half.… read more
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
calf: about 2 months old that was skinny..milk..feeding..drinks..eats
i have a calf that is about 2 months old that was skinny and seemed to be starved. we thought its mothers milk must be bad so we brought the calf home and began feeding it 2 bottles a day with water a… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have 4 four month old dairy calves.And two have come down
I have 4 four month old dairy calves.And two have come down with something that has caused them to not see, hot noses, locked jaw, cant eat... etc any idea what they have?… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
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