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Mon Jan 6, 2014 09:07 AM CST

Question:

I have a young cow that is limping. She had a bad limp in her right front leg, but it went away for a couple of days and then came back. Now it's getting worse. There are no visible cuts or swelling. It seems to be in her hoof. What do I need to do? Is there something I can give her by mouth to help?

Answer:

The first thing to consider is foot rot. With foot rot, there will be some irritation or swelling between the toes. This condition ...

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