General ill thift in calf

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Re: General ill thift in calf

Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:59 am

It is never too late to test for PI. Costs very little. If they are neg., they are neg. for life. Something you would want to know if he has it.


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Re: General ill thift in calf

Post by devonian » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:04 am

Hpacres440p wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:52 am
Would testing for BVD-PI be worthwhile at this age? He’s had plenty of stumbling blocks already, but he be a PI calf that doesn’t have the “bounce back” ability of others?
Thats interesting we very recently had a BVD test for the whole herd as some preliminary tests showed some antibodies for the virus, anyway the results proved negative for the herd so we are all clear and that calf died a few weeks after I first made this post so it could possibly have been a bvd -pi yes.

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