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Have steer stop eating. 3 days ago. Laying around he did eat
Laying around he did eat some cubed hay but not alot … read more
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I just noticed on an ~1000lb. black angus steer numerous
I just noticed on an ~1000lb. black angus steer numerous gray spots on his chest and a few on his head. Got him at an auction 2 months ago, so not sure of exact breeding. Should I be concerned? … read more
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Giving some cattle covexin 8, Nothin just yet I don't
Nothin too apparently wrong with them, was going to give them another shot for blackleg, but looking on bottle and covexin 8 has expired December 18, could I still use it? … read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
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We purchased a group of steers from the livestock market on
We purchased a group of steers from the livestock market on December 3. They had never been vaccinated so we vaccinated them with Viral Shield 6 and Ultrabac 7 on December 8. This morning one of the s… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
DVM
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The steer weigh's about 600 has been weened for 40 days and
The steer weigh's about 600 has been weened for 40 days and been on good quality hay and baby beef feed.Had covexin 8 vaccine at about 2-3 months old. Ranch hand didn't notice any problem this morning… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
21,219 satisfied customers
I have a 500 lb. angus cross steer with a basket ball bulge
I have a 500 lb. angus cross steer with a basket ball bulge on the right side of stomach, still eating and drinking and active but yellow green loose stool.i purchased him 1-8-2015 . @public auction s… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,571 satisfied customers
I just bought 2 black angus steers, one 600lb the other 900lb.
I just bought 2 black angus steers, one 600lb the other 900lb. They have had pour on Ivomec, 7 way shot, and respiratory viral shots plus booster. They have had no meds in the last 4 months. I will be… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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21,219 satisfied customers
I have 2 calves, approximately 7 months old. I was told by
I have 2 calves, approximately 7 months old. I was told by the person who sold them to me to just let them graze and give them some sweet feed daily. Now the person who owns half of one of the calves … read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
329 satisfied customers
I have an Angus/Santa Gertrudis Steer, 8 years old. (My wifes
I have an Angus/Santa Gertrudis Steer, 8 years old. (My wife's Pet). He ,for several months has heavy mucous discharge from nose and now is listless and losing weight. I cannot find a large animal vet… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Practice Owner/Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
83 satisfied customers
Thank you Joan for you info on first question, also feeding
Thank you Joan for you info on first question, also feeding loafs of bread to cattle does that interfere with digestion. thxs Dwayne… read more
JoanNortonVMD
JoanNortonVMD
Post-Doctoral Degree
148 satisfied customers
We had an 1100 lb steer die this am. We noticed for some time
We had an 1100 lb steer die this am. We noticed for some time he wasn't feeling well so put him in the sick pen. He has been treated in the past with Draxxin, possibly Nuflor, and Baytril maybe even s… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,571 satisfied customers
cattle..paralysed..starts with the hind legs -there is weekness there
i'm living in jamaica and i'm a cattle farmer.i noticed that 5 of my calves of 3-6 months have gradually become paralysed.it starts with the hind legs -there is weekness there.2 has lost proper moveme… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have a 7 month old angus steer that is destined to be steak.
I have a 7 month old angus steer that is destined to be steak. He has resently shown signs of pink eye. The symptoms seem to be improving. I also have a 6 year old pregnant herford in the same pasture… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
329 satisfied customers
We have 25 head of Red Angus Steer calves, aprox 500lbs each. We
We have 25 head of Red Angus Steer calves, aprox 500lbs each. We have had them for 12 days. Some of the calves have dry,scaley, rough looking skin around the eyes, but no drainage noted. In the first … read more
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
I have an angus steer that was castrated several months ago
I have an angus steer that was castrated several months ago with an elastarator. I discovered today while checking cattle that the scrotum is hanging down about 4 inches. I can see the band; there is … read more
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
We weaned 300 angus calves last friday, steers and heifers
We weaned 300 angus calves last friday, steers and heifers in separate pens. Feed ration the same as we have used for the last 10 years. 40% Native grass hay (mainly baltic rush) 40% potato straw sila… read more
Michele Konnersman
Michele Konnersman
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Doctoral Degree
38 satisfied customers
grass..10% sweet feed once a week to keep them calm..started feeding
I have ten steers two red angus the rest black , have been on grass since april . i was feeding them 10% sweet feed once a week to keep them calm. I recently started feeding them each day about 5% . T… read more
Dr. Kathy
Dr. Kathy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
We live in NC and are starting a Reg. Angus herd. Closest vet
We live in NC and are starting a Reg. Angus herd. Closest vet is 75 miles away, so need to take care of a lot of health issues myself. We presently have 4 females and one two year old bull. Each amima… read more
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LAInternist
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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