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Mon Mar 24, 2014 12:50 PM CDT

Question:

About a week after I bought a bred heifer at a local stock sale, I noticed she was not eating right. My vet came out and diagnosed her with pneumonia. We treated with Nuflor and Banamine for about five days with no improvement. She continued to eat small amounts of hay and water, but no grain. Next, I treated her with Draxxin, again per the vet's recommendations. There was no improvement. The heifer lost the calf, which had to be pulled. I removed the afterbirth the day after the calf. ...

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