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Just had another calf born this am and doesn't seem to be
Just had another calf born this am and doesn't seem to be able to hold it self up seems to be in back legs. We tried bottle on him and seems to have problems with the tongue placement. This is the sec… read more
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Dr. Rein
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I have a calve born 3weeks ago has diarrhea running nose and
I have a calve born 3weeks ago has diarrhea running nose and is not up and running like the others born the same time. need to know what to give him to get him going thanks frank monsevais… read more
Dr-Bonk
Dr-Bonk
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My calf was born weak and doesn't stand up much. Has runny
My calf was born weak and doesn't stand up much. Has runny light brown poos. Can't attach to cow for milk so is bottle fed. Calf is a week and a half now but not showing a lot of strength usually stan… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Calf cant suck 2 days old pretty weak Mouth seems fine, Put
Calf cant suck 2 days old pretty weak Mouth seems fine, Put tube down esophagus and Put a mixture of Colostrum and real milk got lots of Brown/red stool out the backside after that, is the calf just r… read more
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Andrea Scheer
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr Steve Pertaining to my previous question: Mama cow has
Dr Steve Pertaining to my previous question: Mama cow has still not been delivered. We are on day 3 of feeding this baby bull who is now three days old. I have been feeding him at 8 in the morning, 2,… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
2,779 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
Cow has one quarter mastitis, the calf is two weeks old and
Cow has one quarter mastitis, the calf is two weeks old and was born two weeks early. The calf was doing well up until the last 24 hours, it seems week and had a solid yellow, really smelly bowel move… read more
Dr. Taus
Dr. Taus
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Hi , we have a friesan heifer calf about 2 weeks old that has
Hi , we have a friesan heifer calf about 2 weeks old that has been on a foster cow Jersey with her own calf , all was good till the cow started rejecting it in preference to her own calf, I noticed to… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
we had a cow have a calf this morning and the calf is to weak
we had a cow have a calf this morning and the calf is to weak to support itself. We made sure the colostrum was fed to it within the first two hours and have tried all day to get the calf to stand up.… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Good morning, we have a samll famr with 7 cows and now 9 calves.
Good morning, we have a samll famr with 7 cows and now 9 calves. We are hand rearing a bull hereford, born two weeks ago as he was rejected by his mother. We are currently treating scours with palasta… read more
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
289 satisfied customers
we are having problems with our newborn hereford calves. They
we are having problems with our newborn hereford calves. They wont nursing off of the mothers, they get the diarreah and die within the first 3-5 days. Do you have any suggestions? How do we get them … read more
Deborah B. Shores
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Doctoral Degree
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Hereford calf born on Wednesday. Was up and nursing, running
Hereford calf born on Wednesday. Was up and nursing, running around. Friday morning, calf was laying down. I got it up and it walked a little bit and fell down. It is now Sunday, and calf will not get… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
Dr. Lazarcheff
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Doctoral Degree
535 satisfied customers
calf: that doesnt appear to be sucking like he should
We have a calf that doesn't appear to be sucking like he should. He was born Wednesday and seems to have trouble "finding" where to suck. Seems small, may have been a little premature. 1) If he hasn't… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 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
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Longhorn cow that laid down to calf yesterday. She
I have a Longhorn cow that laid down to calf yesterday. She has been down 24 hours now and cannot get up. She tries but cannot. I tried to feel a calf but none in the birth canal. She is eating and dr… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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4 year old cow calfed yesterday and calf has nursed but is
4 year old cow calfed yesterday and calf has nursed but is down now and appears very weak. Mom's teets are very red and swollen. We do not have a replacement milk, but watered down whole milk and she … read more
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HorseDVM
Doctoral Degree
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I have an 8 day old calf. The mother had it on the coldest
I have an 8 day old calf. The mother had it on the coldest snowiest day of the year. Put the calf inside a heated shop overnight, gave a bottle of cholostrum milk first day, milk replacer until this e… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
We just lost a 2 month old heifer calf - started with a touch
We just lost a 2 month old heifer calf - started with a touch of scours and became paralyzed in the hind quarters. She ate and drank but when she was chewing the hay she would foam at the mouth. Now w… read more
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