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Calf about 1-3 days old. I am a rooky and trying to tube
Calf about 1-3 days old. I am a rooky and trying to tube feed. I've watched video. This morning she seemed to fight me. I am pretty worried I am harming her. I think I will try to find a smaller nippl… read more
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Dr Linda
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7 wk old calf. bottle fed,also calf starter and hay and
7 wk old calf. bottle fed,also calf starter and hay and fresh grass. Seems to be healtlhy but has an occasional cough? … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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We have 2 calves that are sick I am thinking they have
we have 2 calves that are sick I am thinking they have pneumonia one is really bad tonight. I first treated them with penicillin a few days ago. … read more
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I have a calf who is showing intense signs of pneumonia, He
I have a calf who is showing intense signs of pneumonia, He was treated 6 days ago with Draxxin and a support of dexamethazone...that pulled him out of distress within about 24 hrs,he started nursing … read more
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Dr. B.
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I have a bottle calf that I bought at an auction he has been
I have a bottle calf that I bought at an auction he has been through some cold weather, his nose is peeling. My problem is he seems to have a hole in his ear from his mouth, when he sucks some milk co… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,660 satisfied customers
We have a bottle calf that is about a month old. We purchased
We have a bottle calf that is about a month old. We purchased him over a week ago and he has been doing well until tonight. We let him out in the pasture for a couple of hours and he ate some grass an… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,660 satisfied customers
What would be a good round of vitamin and med shots to give
What would be a good round of vitamin and med shots to give to a 1 to 6 day old bottle calf that came from a sales barn without knowing if the calf was given any colostrum from the mother?… read more
Dr. Gardner
Dr. Gardner
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi I have a bull calf around 300 lbs I have given him 2 shots
Hi I have a bull calf around 300 lbs I have given him 2 shots of pencillin about 15cc but he has not responded to it yet his breathing seems a lil fast and some mucus around the mouth,, should I chang… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
I have an approximatley 1 week old jersey calf, that is unable
I have an approximatley 1 week old jersey calf, that is unable to stand. He was healthy yeterday, and even drank a full bottle of milk, but this morning he was unable to stand. His front leg joints ar… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
23,616 satisfied customers
300 lb calf just bought at auction 1 week ago ,,,was ok till
300 lb calf just bought at auction 1 week ago ,,,was ok till today,,,now has unbalanced movements,staggers and wobbles when walking,,, and has diarrhea although all 6 of the calves purchased have some… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a holstein bull calf who is about two months old. I
I have a holstein bull calf who is about two months old. I noticed yesterday he was coughing a little. This morning when I went to feed him his bottle he ate fine but was coughing more and was acting … read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a one week old calf that has recently stopped eating
I have a one week old calf that has recently stopped eating and has diarrhea. This am he was very interested in food and after about a cup, I could hear some loud gurgling of his stomach. He quit eati… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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We bought 8 head of 4-5 wt calves at the sale barn jan 8 The
We bought 8 head of 4-5 wt calves at the sale barn jan 8 The vet at the sale barn vaccinated the calves with Bovi-shield gold F P 5 and naselgen F P. He gave each of the them Excede in the ear at the … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
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6 month old calf is breathing hard and has blood coming from
6 month old calf is breathing hard and has blood coming from its nose has been treated with antibotics and banamine… read more
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Dr. Berry
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DVM
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have 6 month bull calf that suddenly showed rectal protusion
have 6 month bull calf that suddenly showed rectal protusion from inside. Walks as if in mild pain, like most his age tries to mount cows in heat wondering if he has strained something at 600 lbs shou… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
We turned a 7 week old calf and its mother out yesterday (it
We turned a 7 week old calf and it's mother out yesterday (it had been living inside our well ventilated barn) for the first time with some other cows. It was running around like a gazelle and we saw … read more
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CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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I want to buy some weaned calves 150 lb to 225lb. at the
I want to buy some weaned calves 150 lb to 225lb. at the sale barn. They always get shipping fever. I lost 2 of the last 3 I purchased. What medications should I give them at time of purchase? Thanks … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
bull: nearby cattle barn..I target calves in the 350-500 lb range.
Hi, I have a small cattle farm and buy bull/steer calves this time of the year from a nearby cattle barn/auction. I target calves in the 350-500 lb range. I have had 4 die in the past few weeks. I hav… read more
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