calf "frothing" at mouth

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I have a six week old calf that constantly has white "froth" around her mouth. When I first saw it I assumed she had been nursing but it's like this all the time and has been since a few days old. The calf tend to stay by herself but when I've tried to sneak up on, she can move very well.
 

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KW4071":hc2vqtdq said:
I have a six week old calf that constantly has white "froth" around her mouth. When I first saw it I assumed she had been nursing but it's like this all the time and has been since a few days old. The calf tend to stay by herself but when I've tried to sneak up on, she can move very well.


would say it is pneumonia. With in a short time it will be lying cold and stiff by it's self.
 

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It's been like this for 6 weeks you say? and seems fine otherwise?

I don't believe I'd be worrying about it if that's the case.
 

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Had a calf a couple of years ago that did it in the heta. That particular year it was hot days and not cooling off at night. He still grew out ok and finished on the rail just fine.
 

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