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Forum: Lifestyle Farming October 22nd, 2010, 23:01
Replies: 10
Views: 93,463
Posted By hscsalers
It varies from state to state. The best thing to...

It varies from state to state. The best thing to do is to talk to the local agricultural extension agent in the town/county where you live when you move there.
Forum: Dairy Cattle Health/Welfare October 21st, 2010, 20:17
Replies: 10
Views: 55,332
Posted By hscsalers
Ummmmmmmmm not to be rude or anything but this...

Ummmmmmmmm not to be rude or anything but this cow already probably has mastitis and in one of the posts he said his vet even said it was bacterial. Why the vet didnt advise of how to treat it was...
Forum: Dairy Cattle Health/Welfare October 21st, 2010, 20:11
Replies: 10
Views: 55,332
Posted By hscsalers
Sounds like mastitis to me. Or even teet tumors...

Sounds like mastitis to me. Or even teet tumors as those are the only times I have seen blood in the milk of cows. Now you have probably killed the calf because depending on how much you have milked...
Forum: Pedigree Breeding October 13th, 2010, 14:58
Replies: 6
Views: 58,648
Posted By hscsalers
They cant be made their own breed per se but for...

They cant be made their own breed per se but for example if it is like gelb viehXAngus cross at least 50% you can register them as balancers with the gelbvieh association. Also, with Salers anything...
Forum: Producers and Vets October 12th, 2010, 13:59
Replies: 7
Views: 51,706
Posted By hscsalers
Shots will do no good on a newborn calf. Vet has...

Shots will do no good on a newborn calf. Vet has advised that if vaccinated before around 3 months of age you are throwing money away because it does absolutely nothing.
Forum: Producers and Vets October 12th, 2010, 13:56
Replies: 7
Views: 51,706
Posted By hscsalers
After about the first 24 hours of life the...

After about the first 24 hours of life the colostrum wont do a bit of darn good. Get some milk replacer in him. Preferably one with about 20% fat.
Forum: Producers and Vets October 12th, 2010, 13:55
Replies: 7
Views: 51,706
Posted By hscsalers
If it hasnt it is more than likely a goner. I am...

If it hasnt it is more than likely a goner. I am not trying to be rude at all but you guys sound like newbies. If it was me I would just go ahead and put this calf down as he is not going to get...
Forum: Producers and Vets October 12th, 2010, 13:51
Replies: 5
Views: 52,487
Posted By hscsalers
That definitely looks like IBR to me. If your vet...

That definitely looks like IBR to me. If your vet does not know how to treat the eye portion of IBR find yourself another vet.
Forum: Producers and Vets October 12th, 2010, 13:49
Replies: 5
Views: 52,487
Posted By hscsalers
Vet has never seen this before? I would be...

Vet has never seen this before? I would be finding me another vet. If both eyes are weeping then more than likely it is IBR. It does not normally affect the irises like pinkeye does but if both eyes...
Forum: Beef Cattle Health/Welfare October 12th, 2010, 03:36
Replies: 4
Views: 31,305
Posted By hscsalers
Talk to the vet about a possible shot of...

Talk to the vet about a possible shot of oxytocin. Sometimes you can give it and a cow will "let their milk down".
Forum: Beef Cattle Health/Welfare October 12th, 2010, 03:33
Replies: 4
Views: 31,305
Posted By hscsalers
Ummmmmmm I do not mean to be rude but you...

Ummmmmmm I do not mean to be rude but you answered your own question. HELLO! THIS CALF IS STARVING TO DEATH because of lack of milk from the cow. Either tube the calf and get it to drinking the milk...
Forum: Beef Cattle Health/Welfare October 12th, 2010, 03:27
Replies: 3
Views: 26,483
Posted By hscsalers
Well I realize this is an old thread but first...

Well I realize this is an old thread but first and foremost if you ever have pinkeye I have found a sure fire way to get rid of it quick even after the eye is completely ulcerated and about to pop....
Forum: Beef Cattle Health/Welfare October 12th, 2010, 03:23
Replies: 4
Views: 24,660
Posted By hscsalers
I am going to say either bloat (due to the...

I am going to say either bloat (due to the gurgling sound) or black leg. Black leg kills em quick but you dont usually find em the way you found her you usually find em dufod (done up and fell over...
Forum: Beef Cattle Health/Welfare October 12th, 2010, 03:20
Replies: 8
Views: 50,623
Posted By hscsalers
We use a 50% corn glutten X 50% cracked corn feed...

We use a 50% corn glutten X 50% cracked corn feed to finish them with. It does really well. We leave them on this about 90 days alot of times around 70 or so and then take them to slaughter. I...
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