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I have a 6 month old heifer that I have bottle raised and
Hi, I have a 6 month old heifer that I have bottle raised and over the last month started putting her in our 10 acre pasture to graze during the day. She is a red angus mix with a small amount of whit… read more
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We have a couple suffolk ewes who are losing wool. There is
We have a couple suffolk ewes who are losing wool. There is no oozing, no scratching. Their bellies and up the sides have no wool. Any ideas? We did drench them for lice and mites, and deformed them b… read more
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I live in dairy country in Ontario-trying to find out how
Hi, I live in dairy country in Ontario-trying to find out how much a retired Holstein eats, and if she will still milk? I am hoping to adopt one from a 3-milking per day farm and would like to know ac… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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I cut down parts of my cow pasture (it had a narrow broad leaf
I cut down parts of my cow pasture (it had a narrow broad leaf plant that was about knee high) and now my beef calves (3-5 months old) have messy bottoms. The cows are not effects, just the calves. I … read more
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My first time momma long horn cow is leaving her calf,and not
my first time momma long horn cow is leaving her calf,and not takeing care of her,the calf has been left in the sun,had fire ants on her and has been panting a lot,the calf is 4 day's old,and I don't … read more
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Six cows out of 310 have gone blind or are going blind in one
Six cows out of 310 have gone blind or are going blind in one eye. What is the cause and what is the cure?… 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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I just bought a new property and have been considering goats
I just bought a new property and have been considering goats to maintian the vegitation around the land. I don't want a goat to milk, shear, or to eat as meat....I just want goats that will eat the gr… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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I have approx. 10-15 acres of open land, partial steep sloped
I have approx. 10-15 acres of open land, partial steep sloped that I use for pasture. I hope to use for 4-5 head of beef to graze. Currently have 1 Belgin horse we are housing and a donkey. The pastur… read more
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I have a 6year old cow whom I suspect has eaten Lantana. Cow
I have a 6year old cow whom I suspect has eaten Lantana. Cow has mucus from nose, has lost aprox, 300 lbs, and has pustuales on back. Have administered 40 cc's LA200 and 10 units of equine Oxy-Boost e… read more
Dr. Jill
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I have a down cow that cannot stand up, it has the similar
I have a down cow that cannot stand up, it has the similar sintoms to milk fever yet the animal does not react to calcium and magnisium. animal has a healthy appitite and drinks well. it seemsit has n… read more
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The same two heifers are still very ill. IBR has been ruled
The same two heifers are still very ill. IBR has been ruled out by blood tests as has BVDV. The animals are acutely sensitive to light, hiding in the bushes during the day and coming out at night to f… read more
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Cow is staggering, seems to be blind, mucous from her nose
Cow is staggering, seems to be blind, mucous from her nose and a bad wet cough. She is eating and drinking. She has been sick for approx 10 days. We are at Collins Ceek Northern Nsw. We have given her… read more
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One of our highland cattle has had a small amount of blood(
One of our highland cattle has had a small amount of blood( a bit of clotting) and is not able to get up. Her breathing is regular and she is lowing but does not sound too distressed or in pain. Helen… read more
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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
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sprayed our paddocks for cabbage thistle...poison cattle.
We have just sprayed our paddocks for cabbage thistle. They are wilting. What can these poison cattle. If so what would be the symptons and will it result in death? Many Thanks Rose New South Wales, A… read more
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We have a cow that had a calf about four months ago and a month
We have a cow that had a calf about four months ago and a month ago she lost alot of weight and started getting weak about a couple weeks ago. She went down about three days ago and can't get up I bri… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a fresian heifer that has recently developed a skin
I have a fresian heifer that has recently developed a skin problem, over her back and hips. The skin has become dry and crusty and has actually fallen off in parts. Only the white area is affected, no… read more
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