pics of cow problems and other stuff -- for the newbies

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Postby Jovid » Fri Nov 30, 2007 4:42 pm

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Postby hillsdown » Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:45 pm

This is one for birth defects,calf born with arthrogryposis, an ankylosis of the limbs usually combined with a cleft palate and other deformities.She lived 3 days.Notice the positioning of her eyes and the one abnormal ear.

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Postby Medic24 » Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:59 pm

Well MM, At least I can say that I knew you way back when !

I am constantly impressed by your on going knowledge.

What ever did you do with that twisted up calf anyway? :cboy:
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Postby dun » Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:18 am

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Here's a couple more pictures to add to your selection
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Postby 1848 » Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:42 am

Good job milkmaid... :D
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Postby dun » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:41 pm

Turns out it is/was a linear fracture from about 6 inchs up all the way down to the "ankle"
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Postby Cattle Baroness » Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:07 pm

Wow! Thanks a bunch. I had heard of some of these problems but had no idea what to look for! It's like getting an early Xmas present!
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Postby randiliana » Thu Dec 06, 2007 5:11 pm

Here are a couple pictures of ringworm around the eye. It isn't a big problem, unless they end up scratching the cornea while they are scratching the ringworm.

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Postby preston39 » Fri Dec 07, 2007 5:07 pm

Milkmaid,

The best educational post ever made.

With your permission I propose that we make it an ongoing thread of educational pics to be built upon by everyone in honor of your thoughfulness.

We can all learn from them.
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Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:31 am

Just posting to make sure this stays up top. Great post for ANYONE.
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Postby Mod1 » Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:18 am

I made a sticky with the link to this topic so it will always stay on top
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Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:25 am

Great! I was just concerned because it had creeped down a bit. Thanks. This is a "must read" for all newbies/beginners.
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Postby dun » Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:57 am

Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:Great! I was just concerned because it had creeped down a bit. Thanks. This is a "must read" for all newbies/beginners.


And a lot of old pharts too
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Postby jwhisperj » Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:10 pm

That was wonderful! I have read about some of those and never got to see pics, very helpful for this newbie!
Thanks for taking the time.
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Postby Beefy » Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:37 pm

more aborted fetus. about the size of a beagle dog. note the lack of hair--see the wrinkly skin on underline.

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sorry about photoquality. i snapped this with my cellphone.
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