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Ask the Vet
Mon Jul 7, 2014 01:21 PM CDT

QUESTION: I started feeding my herd range meal in July after eight weeks of drought. Shortly after, we had two hurricanes and 13 inches of rain. About 10 of my 38 cows came down with sore feet and swollen ankles. When we gave each cow 48 cc of LA-200, the problem went away. Is this weather-related or something to do with the range meal?

ANSWER: I doubt the feed has anything to do with your problem. This really sounds like a classic case of foot rot. The feet get hard, dry ...

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