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Ask The Vet
Mon Jan 7, 2013 01:17 PM CST

QUESTION:

We run a few hundred stocker calves every fall. The closest large animal veterinarian is over one hour away and can't always get here to check every sick or dead calf. Short of hauling sick or dead calves to him, do you have any suggestions for what we should do?

ANSWER:

The key is to involve this local veterinarian in every aspect of your operation, even to the point of helping in the selection of calves. Certainly he or she should be involved in your incoming program, with major input ...

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