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Just noticed a yearling heifer straining a bit to pee - then a few squirts come out. Obviously suspect bladder infection. acting fine and eating other that the bit of straining. hasn't been with bull and was in heat about a week ago so no surprise calf coming. Treatment suggestions?
 
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I take that as a "no".

Started her on Pen based on other searches. Vet seems to agree. Was hoping there was something longer acting but I can't find any evidence that anything but a weeks worth of Pen works.
 

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Yes penicillin would be the most cost effective treatment. Anything that kills e-coli such as penicillin or amoxicillin.
For as long as the Vet says or you could end up with a highly resistant bacteria infection.
 
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4 days of pen - 25 ML each shot. Was done straining the evening after the first shot but drove pushed it further just to make sure.
 

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May not be bladder infection, actually I would say it is unlikely to be. More likely inflammation of the urethra especially after being with the the bull, just a bit too much sex especially being a virgin, it happens.

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wbvs58":2x699ydj said:
May not be bladder infection, actually I would say it is unlikely to be. More likely inflammation of the urethra especially after being with the the bull, just a bit too much sex especially being a virgin, it happens.

Ken

good point. except no bull in the area.
 

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angus9259":fohhio4o said:
wbvs58":fohhio4o said:
May not be bladder infection, actually I would say it is unlikely to be. More likely inflammation of the urethra especially after being with the the bull, just a bit too much sex especially being a virgin, it happens.

Ken

good point. except no bull in the area.
Sorry, I misread it, I thought had been with the bull.

Ken
 
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