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Six to seven week old calf with back hunched up and walks
Six to seven week old calf with back hunched up and walks slightly stiff legged. Will run and does suck, but lays a lot. A couple weeks with these symptoms.… read more
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We have a four-year-old cow that lost her calf two and a half
We have a four-year-old cow that lost her calf two and a half weeks ago. This week she has taken the newborn calf of another cow from her (other cow is a heifer) and is trying to nurse him. She's very… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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Calf born 7 hours ago will still not stand and when given colostrum
Calf born 7 hours ago will still not stand and when given colostrum by bottle it will start to feed and will get an ounce in but quit. This is the second calf in 3 years this cow has delivered one lik… read more
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a three yr old Semental cow that had twins 3 days ago,
I have a three yr old Semental cow that had twins 3 days ago, male and a female, while she has taken both I can't tell if they are getting enough milk from her. The heifer is very active and seems to … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
24,761 satisfied customers
I have a bum calf who, by the looks of things, went too long
I have a bum calf who, by the looks of things, went too long before anyone figured out that he didn"t have a mom. I was told that he was given colostrum twice when they did find him. However the calf … read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
328 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
I have a holstein calf that grinds its teeth and the manure
I have a holstein calf that grinds its teeth and the manure is white in color. He eats good but sometimes seems lithargic with its tail between its legs and ears down. Does not run with the other calv… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
24,761 satisfied customers
Just had twin calves. One month premature at a minimum. Calving
Just had twin calves. One month premature at a minimum. Calving start date is Apr 26th. They are alive, making noise but obviously not too mobile. Other than providing colostrum is there any thing els… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 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.
Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
24,761 satisfied customers
My heifer had her first calf 3 days ago (Saturday morning).
My heifer had her first calf 3 days ago (Saturday morning). It's Tuesday, and she is still bleeding a bit and is holding her tail out a bit. She is allowing the calf to nurse, and she did come up to e… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
One of our Angus-type heifers appeared to have died in calving
One of our Angus-type heifers appeared to have died in calving on Fri. We saw all the cows together as we drove off our property. Three hours later, when we came back in, the heifer was by herself, in… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Had a heifer that is 34months old have a calf with no hair
Had a heifer that is 34months old have a calf with no hair and maybe 25 to 30 pounds in weight , she did not bag or spring very much , saw her today at 12.00 she was acting as if she going to calf wen… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
cow: purchasing two 10 month old calves. What vaccinations..herd
I am purchasing two 10 month old calves. What vaccinations should they have had or what should they be given. One cow in the herd they are coming from has tested positive for BVD. Would her calf also … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,385 satisfied customers
calf: it looks like its getting slightly larger in the last day or so
We have an Angus heifer that calved about two weeks ago (first calf). She has minimal milk for the calf and the calf is trying to nurse frequently and getting very little milk. The heifer has almost n… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,385 satisfied customers
I have a three week old calf in my barn that I am having to
I have a three week old calf in my barn that I am having to feed with a large syringe every two hours..He does not suck...He has been giving LA200, B12, Kick Start, and medicated milk replacement for … read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
Large Animal Vet
Doctoral Degree
60 satisfied customers
heifer: teats..on milk replacer... my two question are: Really worried
heifer had a calf, 2 days ago.. thought all was well, she had a nice bag and we watched calf get up and suck... but after 24 knew something was wrong.. so we caught heifer and got to looking and there… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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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
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CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
328 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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Doctoral Degree
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