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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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Baby calf bottle fed since birth. She developed pneumonia.
baby calf bottle fed since birth. She developed pneumonia. Vet gave her penicillin. We gave her electrolytes along with bottled milk. She was doing great as of yesterday/ Today she seems lethargic & w… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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We had a cow to calve this morning about 9. she had trouble
We had a cow to calve this morning about 9. she had trouble having the calf since it was quite large. The cow has since died and the callf cant stand.Since it is the weekend there is no vet available … read more
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My neighbor (the ) has a cow who tried to have her first
My neighbor (the idiot) has a cow who tried to have her first calf 3 days ago. It was a breech presentation, and he let her have it that way(again, he's and idiot)(sorry, I'm furious with the man). th… read more
Dr Chris
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Bachelor of Veterinary Science
100 satisfied customers
Our cow has been in labor since this morning. there is only
our cow has been in labor since this morning. there is only a little pouch coming out-- do I need to help her, she seems like she is in distress?… read more
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.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
21,219 satisfied customers
We bottle fed a calf today (colostrum supplement) and it
We bottle fed a calf today (colostrum supplement) and it suddenly died about 20 minutes later. It appeared to have a seizure: on the ground, kicked its legs and couldn"t hold up its head then quickly … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Aloha Dr. B I have Bucky the lamb who is doing great by the
Aloha Dr. B I have Bucky the lamb who is doing great by the way. Anyways have a new emergency that popped up this AM newborn lamb presented with fever, stiff joints and labored breathing. I had the pr… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
21,219 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
We purchased a calf 2 weeks ago today. It was showing no signs
We purchased a calf 2 weeks ago today. It was showing no signs of being ill other than a slight runny nose, which is typical of most calves in our area this time of year under our current local weathe… read more
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
291 satisfied customers
my cow just had a calf (2house ago). I think she (the cow)
my cow just had a calf (2house ago). I think she (the cow) is constipated. She is in slight distress and I don't see any manure in the pen from cleaning it last night. I wasn't there for the birth and… read more
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Bachelor's Degree
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three generations and I am the fourth to take up the mantle
I am new to ranching in a way. My family has been involved with ranching for three generations and I am the fourth to take up the mantle. However, I got my college degrees in accounting and finance. T… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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DVM
250 satisfied customers
What would be wrong with a five year old cow, she had a calf
What would be wrong with a five year old cow, she had a calf about one month ago. She eats and drinks and has bowel movements. She is unable to stand on her legs??????… read more
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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We had a beef calf born last night, at first we thought it
We had a beef calf born last night, at first we thought it was just going to die. No movement, eyes rolled in back of the head. This morning however, the calf was laying down, eyes are brighter, but t… read more
Dr. Kathy
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
69 satisfied customers
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
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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herford angus cross calf 1 week old/pulled from mother/was
herford angus cross calf 1 week old/pulled from mother/was in birth canal for 3+ hours/finally pulled calf by one leg using a 4-wheeler/tongue nearly frozen/not able to nurse/brought calf home here 6 … read more
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Dr. Margo
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Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
calf: day old..bottle feeding her..her front leg and her head bobs
I have 7 day old calf, that will not stand on her own, i am bottle feeding her. she crosses her front leg and her head bobs. she has been to the university of il and they could not figure it out. i'm … read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
A neighbors calf was found on 1/9/09 and was unable to stand.
A neighbor's calf was found on 1/9/09 and was unable to stand. It appeared to have paralysis in the hind legs. Upon closer look, there is a wound on the lumbar region of the spine- hide is missing but… read more
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