As long as you own cattle, there will always be a risk of developing health problems from time to time in your herd. that’s why, Preventing Ailments in cattle is important.
In general, the best advice for any animal owner is to use short codes from a trusted veterinarian. It’s also a good idea to meet with a local breeder or two for questions or advice if the situation arises.
You should use these two resources (and some reliable veterinary books/books) to prepare for health emergencies.
By using a few habits, you can eliminate many problems in the herd. In a few simple ways, you can keep your cows healthy and reduce your vet bills!
However, problems can arise. Therefore, here is a brief overview of some other problems that often plague the livestock owner.
The disease can cause serious problems for livestock. If you see it on your pet, treat it as soon as possible.
When the cow eats and digests food, gases are produced in the stomach and must be excreted. But sometimes something can block the esophagus. He can’t burp and gasp. As the gas enters, part of the stomach swells and protrudes differently from the left side of the animal (see later).
Some people will try to treat bloating on their own. However, it is generally safer and better to contact your veterinarian. Animals may eventually die if left untreated for a long time. To avoid swelling in the future, follow certain rules.
Follow a regular feeding schedule. Do not take too much time or too much time between meals. This made the cow hungry and first swallowed.
Don’t eat too much rice. Food should contain enough bran, such as chopped straw, self-grazing green grass, straw, and various plant stems. Read more: Planning and preparing for the arrival of livestock.
Coccidiosis is an intestinal disease caused by parasites that can spread to other cows in the herd. If caught early, treatment is very advanced. Coccidiosis often occurs when livestock live in dirty, muddy areas. Even if the rest of the cage is dry, if there is sewage nearby, cows often choose to drink dirty water, or even fresh, clean water. Coccidiosis can cause many diseases. From acidic blood stools to loss of leg control and strokes, it can be devastating if left untreated.
What is the best way to prevent coccidiosis? Bet on protection by putting water in the well and keep your animals in a well-watered house. If the animal catches fire, it can be treated with cockles and sulfonamide tablets (contact your veterinarian, of course). Read more: Protect your sheep from coccidiosis.
Local farmer Todd Crispens (who is my father-in-law) said he saw potassium deficient cattle in the worst cases of coccidiosis. If cows have reached the stage of stroke, potassium treatment is the only effective way to overcome them.
As an extra precaution, Todd also told me that they were taking lasaloside (an antibiotic and a coccidiostat). This promotes the growth of livestock. Calves can also provide very effective supplements against coccidiosis.
Todd also stresses the importance of knowing the basics of everything.
where the cows themselves come from (see the original herd they come from, the environment they live in, etc.)
Feed your offer and their content
Water sources (natural springs, lakes, rivers, reservoirs, etc.). Check for signs of infection. Maybe you already have a bunch of them in your garden. Or you can just play with the calf. Do not let this disease or any other animal enter your home. They can be a good investment.
With a little thought and careful planning, you’re well on your way to becoming a pet owner!