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UCCE Research and Workshops in San Benito, Monterey, and Santa Cruz Counties
Rounding up cattle
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by WES O'REILLY
on September 9, 2017 at 10:39 PM
GOOD FOR YOU YOUNG LADY WE HAVE NOT HAD GOOD LUCK WITH FARM ADVISERS SINCE MARIAN STANLEY RETIRED. I...COULD NOT ATTEND THE MEETING AT KING CITY. THE DESCRIPTION ON FOOTHILL ABORTION RITE ON I HAVE PUT UP WITH THIS SINCE 1960. IT CAN GET TO OLDER COWS ALSO SO I FEEL THAT IT CAN STRIKE A COW MORE THAN ONCE. WES O'REILLY
by Jay
on February 13, 2018 at 6:02 PM
I just had a calf born 37 days early it is weak and wobble i believe its foothill abortion? what can i do for the calf?
by sarah jane smith
on February 11, 2019 at 3:06 PM
We have had 78 cows abort when preg,d in Nov.2018 and several since.  
Yesterday and today we had 2 cows have very small,40 lb calves. One of these calves has his tongue out. I think they are a result of the foothill disease. Is there any thing we can do to help them. Will they grow to normal size or should they be euthanized.
Reply by Devii R. Rao
on February 12, 2019 at 5:50 AM
Hi Sarah. I checked in with a couple vets and another livestock advisor and they all suggested that the calves will probably survive but won't be as big or healthy as the others. They also said that it might be foothill abortion, but it might be something else. To find out for sure what the problem is, the best thing to do is get some diagnostics done at the UC Davis California Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) Lab. For more information about how to get the diagnostics done, you can contact the CAHFS lab at (530) 752-7578. https://cahfs.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/. Thanks. Devii
 
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