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We have a 3 week old calf that we are bottle feeding. First
We have a 3 week old calf that we are bottle feeding. First week he had mothers milk, now we are feeding him a bottle. He won't walk without help. Seems to be in his front legs. If I move his left leg… read more
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Have a Texas LOnghorn cow with right front quarter swollen
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Good Evening Dr, I have a Cow who had a still born last night.
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we pulled a calf on Sunday from a first calf heifer, heifer
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I have a cow that has been down since yesterday evening. She
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I have a calf who that cant stand. Hes about two months
I have a calf who that can't stand. He's about two months old. I had to put his mother down because she was a downer too. I treated the cow for all maladies that could have made her go down. This incl… read more
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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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calf: was less than 24 hours..strange behavior toward the new mother
We have a small herd of Texas Longhorns (21). One of our cows recently had a calf. When the calf was less than 24 hours old, some of the other cows in the herd started showing strange behavior toward … read more
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I have a Longhorn cow that laid down to calf yesterday. She
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i have a cow down she trys to get up but cant, she a older
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calf: pasture..is paralyzed in back legs..She sits up well, eats great
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I have a 3 day old HF heifer calf who was born in a clean field
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Baby calf is 1 week old today had an assistad delivery, mother
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calf: not straighten his front feet and stand on them
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We had an animal((older beef cow) go down last Thurs. that
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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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