Odd behavior with bred cow

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Coosh71
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Odd behavior with bred cow

Postby Coosh71 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:58 pm

Hey all, I fed cattle this evening and in one group had a 7yr old bred cow acting odd. She was standing and eating and started kicking slowly towards her utter one back hoof at a time as if she had flies. Well it was 24 degrees today so no flies!! Also when standing still saw her hip/upper leg muscle quiver some. She'd be due in April. She's on pasture grass (mainly Bermuda), 20% cake 3x week and some bluestem/native hay at times. UTD on all vaccines and was wormed in November. Thanks!
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Re: Odd behavior with bred cow

Postby kenny thomas » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:16 pm

Calf mashing on something in the stomach. She should be fine.
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Re: Odd behavior with bred cow

Postby Coosh71 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:28 pm

Hey Kenny thanks. After talking to my wife this evening she said she saw the cow doing the same thing about a month ago. Any difference there ya think? I was also thinking maybe Mastitis? Thanks.
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Re: Odd behavior with bred cow

Postby MRRherefords » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:30 pm

I doubt it would be mastitis as you said she is not due until April.
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