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Calf born 5 AM today doesn't want to suck, tubed it about
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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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We have a bottle calf that isn't eating much and has a
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Full term calf born three weeks ago. Appeared to be sucking the cow, however on day three we discovered he had been sucking a mammory gland on the cows stomach. Got the cow in headgate, got calf sucki… read more
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I have a new born calf with stiff hind legs. A little swelling
I have a new born calf with stiff hind legs. A little swelling is present in one leg. Otherwise seems quite healthy. What can I do?… read more
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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
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CountryDoc
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BORN STRONG 2 DAYS OLD SUCKED RIGHT AWAY WHEN BORN WHITE SCOURS
BORN STRONG 2 DAYS OLD SUCKED RIGHT AWAY WHEN BORN WHITE SCOURS AND BLOOD THAT LOOKS LIKE A LARGE RASBERRY USULY DEAD THE NEXT DAY… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a bull calf born either 9/11 or 9/12. Appeared normal,
We have a bull calf born either 9/11 or 9/12. Appeared normal, nursing & following the herd. Was found today, eyes completely opaque, apparently no vision, seperated from mother. Could stand but did n… read more
Dr. Todd
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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We have had 3 calves with bent joints at the ankle. One had
We have had 3 calves with bent joints at the ankle. One had them on the front and not to bad it is doing okay. The other two had more severe bends and were very stiff we bottle fed them but they slowl… read more
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calf: 10:30..angus..one front..front hoof and purple tongue
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Dr. MD Stafford
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we have a calf with stiff hind legs and one front leg that
we have a calf with stiff hind legs and one front leg that buckles as he walks. He seems to be in great pain on his hind legs when he first stands, then less pain after he moves around some. It seems … read more
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Most of my newborn angus calves are having a hard time starting
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calf: weighs only about thirty five pounds looks 10 days premature
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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
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Doctoral Degree
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Over the last three years, I have had a few calves born that
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