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I have a herd of 60 cows. I am suddenly having multiple
I have a herd of 60 cows. I am suddenly having multiple problems. I live in Oklahoma. 2 cows aborted a couple of months before calving date. 2 cows calved a bit early, small calves, but are doing ok. … read more
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Hi l have a jersey cow and her udder is very swollen also her
Hi l have a jersey cow and her udder is very swollen also her teat on the right front, she is still producing milk and we dont think it is mastitis. Sh is very angry at the moment as she must be very … read more
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I have an 8 year old cow (she has a big calf) in the pasture
I have an 8 year old cow (she has a big calf) in the pasture with belly skin distended and looks like it is filled with fluid. Do you know what it might be??… read more
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Our family cow just had her first calf. The calf is eating
Our family cow just had her first calf. The calf is eating fine and doing well but mom has one swollen teat and the calf will not eat from that side. I'm worried for the mom! Any advice or suggestions… read more
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I have a 9 year old angus cow who has developed a large swelling
I have a 9 year old angus cow who has developed a large swelling on her right side and it extends under her belly with a almost gallon size lump about 10 inches in front of her udder. She has a 5 week… read more
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cows: beef..eating well..show signs of milk fever lack of strenght
had 2 beef cows go down a month prior to calving. big cows with huge barrels started to drop some weight but were still eating well hours before. show signs of milk fever lack of strenght in rear to s… read more
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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
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My red poll cow just delivered her fourth calf and has an udder
My red poll cow just delivered her fourth calf and has an udder and teats that are conspicuously distended. The teats stick straight out. The milk bag is very large. The calf seems to be drinking just… read more
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A bred horned hereford heifer is displaying signs of calving
A bred horned hereford heifer is displaying signs of calving eg. belowing and fussing and walking with her tail up but no water bag has appeared and she is not due for another 2 weeks. He udder is not… read more
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we had a cow calve and the calf was cased in the sack, i did
we had a cow calve and the calf was cased in the sack, i did not tear or break it looks like a little mummy. the cow would not mother the cal and clean it off. she is an older cow and has always been … read more
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We have a 65 cow beef operation. We have had 4 calves die
We have a 65 cow beef operation. We have had 4 calves die at about 1 week old. They seem perfectly healthy at first, eating off the mothers from the start, and having yellowish manure. They will be fi… read more
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Most of my newborn angus calves are having a hard time starting
Most of my newborn angus calves are having a hard time starting to nurse. I've never had this problem before. One is willing to suck but can't fine the teat and won't take a bottle. Any suggestions?… read more
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calf: weighs only about thirty five pounds looks 10 days premature
had first cow calf to nite was full term by calendar calf weighs only about thirty five pounds looks 10 days premature but still alive so far just wondering if a fluke deal or something to be concerne… read more
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Hi we have just taken up hobby farming and are attempting to
Hi we have just taken up hobby farming and are attempting to raise poddy calfs. We have experienced stock loss and would appreciate some advice. We appear to have lost two calfs to scours and have los… read more
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We had an animal((older beef cow) go down last Thurs. that
We had an animal((older beef cow) go down last Thurs. that was 8 1/2 mos. pregnant. The vet came out and said he really could not tell what was wrong, but to monitor her. ( I thing the calf was just t… read more
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why would a 9 year old cow get really big like she is having
why would a 9 year old cow get really big like she is having 90lb twins in one month. Have a 70 calf and eight hours fall over dead.… read more
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I have a cow that calved a large calf on sun morning (3/15)
I have a cow that calved a large calf on sun morning (3/15) she still hasn't gotten up and seems to be unable to use her back legs as she should. Her appetite is good and she drinks water. Her bowels … read more
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I have a pregnant cow with a thin white membrane hanging from
I have a pregnant cow with a thin white membrane hanging from her vagina. It has a small small pouch of fluid, about the size of a golf ball. We have never seen this in any of our cows. This cow is ar… read more
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