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I have a newborn calf about three weeks old that is losing its hair on it head. Around it's ears and down to it's jaw, and on it's nose mainly. Any ideas or suggestions? I have another calf about a week older and it's fine.
Is it something to be concerned about? Just never seen this before.
 
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Other than the hair lose she appears/acts normal. Growing, gaining weight, nursing like any other calf.
 

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farmboy80":3s0r8lv6 said:
I have a newborn calf about three weeks old that is losing its hair on it head. Around it's ears and down to it's jaw, and on it's nose mainly. Any ideas or suggestions? I have another calf about a week older and it's fine.
Is it something to be concerned about? Just never seen this before.
What breed and color...some times the black calves will be born brown and shed off black...
 

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Sometimes if they`ve had a fever it will cause that. I`ve had it happen before and it will grow right back by the time it`s weaned you`ll never know it happened.
 

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