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Re: miracle calf

Postby Nite Hawk » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:41 pm

She had a little bit of slightly think pink discharge, and was holding her tail to the slightly to the side for a couple days, and one day I saw a tiny tiny bit of whitish discharge, there was NO large volume of frothy white muck or anything like that
but I want her to be in good shape to re-breed when that times rolls around, and not have any issues with "why wont she catch" or anything like that.
Short lasting Liquamycin is almost impossible to find in the interior, "everyone" uses the long lasting stuff and I absolutely hate the long lasting stuff because you have to pump them full of a such a high volume, and I have had cattle break out with a "hive" type reaction.--cant think of the proper term for it.-- They have "welts" all over around the injection site.
Had that happen several times.
I used to use Trivetrin and had a lot of real good results with it, but they can have a pain reaction ( more common in smaller animals, ) and you think you just killed the critter. After they get the needle, some animals ( not all) will fall down and jerk a bit and blat a bit and then get up and walk away just fine. Scared the tar out of me the first few times it happened. Doesn't seem to bother cattle as much mostly sheep and goats.. It is like penicillin without the Procaine in it, it stings a bit.
Not familiar with lutalyse , is that similar to estramate??
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Re: miracle calf

Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:15 am

Lutalyse is a prostaglandin - so yes same as estrumate. I would not treat her with any antibiotic if she is not SICK.
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Re: miracle calf

Postby Nesikep » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:23 am

a little discharge isn't a problem.. If in doubt take her temp.

Estrumate is synthetic lutalyse and more concentrated.
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Re: miracle calf

Postby Nite Hawk » Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:55 pm

I talked to the vet and they said to cycle her, which sounds better than antibiotics..
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Re: miracle calf

Postby Nesikep » Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:08 am

yup, and just keep an eye on her temp/appetite.. doesn't sound like there's a whole lot to worry about at this point though
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