Thanks everyone. Will have a look tomorow and try get it going. It's been stood for a few years. Yeh was going to stick some universal oil in it, had a drum for years and been looking for a tractor to put it in !
I have a 12 week old calf which yesterday I found it laid flat out al 4 legs stiff and straight, head floppy etc. Called vet and he came out and said maybe tetanus or meningitis. Treated with Micotil and steroid. And started a course of pen strep. Within 2 hours we managed to get it up and...
He comes across as a pratt, but tbf ive not seen much of his stuff and don't know him so can't comment really. Not sure if anyone else is on instragram , but what is it with all these so called farming "influencers/ ambassadors" don't get me wrong there's some great ones that I really enjoy...
How long does lung worm survive on a pasture after cattle have been removed? Have a field which always makes them cough, but giving it a rest now but will need it soon in the next few weeks. Also, someone told me the lung worms can survive in water troughs? Any truth in that?
That's very interesting, sounds similar problems to what I'm encounting. Strangely enough I've just bought 4 hutches, I know it's not many but going to get some more soon. So will see how it goes. They are second hand but pretty good condition.
Some are bought out the auction so unknown really, but there's a farm locally I try and get them from if possible and they don't have a problem really. So regards vaccinating. Is the general opinion to vaccinated off the trailer? I've been told two different opinions from vets
Are they covered straight away with rispoval 4? I'm willing to give it a go with next batch. Would you vaccinate straight off the trailer or leave them a few days to settle in. Sheds not bad, not perfect but they are what they are.
Hi. Sorry to bring up an old thread but just after some help. Seem to have a lot of bother with calves getting pneumonia that goes through the whole pen. High temperatures, bit of snott off food a little etc. Try and vaccinate with bovalto intranasal after 5 days of arrival if healthy then aim...
Basically can calves get DA? Got a 3/4 month holstein bull calf which has heck of a belly and worried incase its a DA or if its just pot bellied. No other symptoms and eats and passes muck fine. Would there be other symptoms if it was Displaces Abomasum? Kind regards