Calf swallowed plastic teat.

jendan

Member
Ive been helping a calf on a bit,not getting enough milk from its mother.Tonight it pulled the teat off the bottle and swallowed it.Jammed my hand down it throat but the teat just slipped through my fingers.Anyone else had this happen,and whats the outcome.Calf is about 2 weeks old,and the teat was soft rubber plastic lamb feeding size.
 

Bojangles

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Scotland
Ive been helping a calf on a bit,not getting enough milk from its mother.Tonight it pulled the teat off the bottle and swallowed it.Jammed my hand down it throat but the teat just slipped through my fingers.Anyone else had this happen,and whats the outcome.Calf is about 2 weeks old,and the teat was soft rubber plastic lamb feeding size.
Outcome is it will either be absolutely fine or it will die. 50/50 chance but probably a 100% chance you won’t ever feed a calf with a lamb teat again
 

MRT

Member
Ive been helping a calf on a bit,not getting enough milk from its mother.Tonight it pulled the teat off the bottle and swallowed it.Jammed my hand down it throat but the teat just slipped through my fingers.Anyone else had this happen,and whats the outcome.Calf is about 2 weeks old,and the teat was soft rubber plastic lamb feeding size.
Bet it will be fine
 

hagar

Member
had few pet lambs chew and swallow teat, usually bf leicesters( greedy bas***ds)
also had a lamb swallow a rubber tube when I was topping it up and was too ersit to suck,
never did find that tube!!! :ROFLMAO:
Sure it'll be fine.
 

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