• If you are having problems logging in please use the Contact Us in the lower right hand corner of the forum page for assistance.

Black Leg?

Help Support CattleToday:

A

Anonymous

Guest
Lost a 110 day old 275 lb. calf on3/11/03. Appeared healty on 3/10/03. Found after approx. 4 hours. Bleeding from the eyes and mouth and had red / white foam at nose. Does this sound like black leg?

[email protected]
 
OP
A

Anonymous

Guest
When you lose one to Blackleg, it is that fast, but there will be gas undert the hide that will crackle when you press on the skin, there is no cure, but you can help prevent it with annual vaccination.

You shoul have called a vet to do a Necropsy, and find out what she died of to prevent other animals from the same fate

[email protected]
 
OP
A

Anonymous

Guest
> Lost a 110 day old 275 lb. calf
> on3/11/03. Appeared healty on
> 3/10/03. Found after approx. 4
> hours. Bleeding from the eyes and
> mouth and had red / white foam at
> nose. Does this sound like black
> leg? If vet says its blackleg, consider revacinating cows yearly. The cows don't need it but it will improve their colostrum to protect the young calf from blackleg and c and d perfringens, two other of the blackleg 7 which can cause rapid death.

[email protected]
 

Latest posts

Top