My First Sick Cow

D. E. Larsen, DVM My early memories from childhood are still vivid in my mind and go back to my third year, and maybe earlier. My older brother, who never seems to recall much of those days, will often disagree with my memory once I mention something. That said, this is my memory and myContinue reading “My First Sick Cow”

One Twist Deserves Another

D. E. Larsen, DVM I ran my hand into Rosie’s vagina a second time. It still ran into a blind pouch. Rosie was a prized Jersey cow that supplied milk to a lot of neighbors. “What the heck is going on?” I asked myself. “I had never had a dystocia in a Jersey before unlessContinue reading “One Twist Deserves Another”

A Little Bit of Magic Helps Sometimes

D.E. Larsen, DVM “How long has she been down, Dick?” I asked, standing over a young heifer that had just delivered a calf. “When I got this afternoon, she had this calf hanging halfway out of her,” Dick said. “The calf was dead, I hooked onto it with the tractor and drug her and theContinue reading “A Little Bit of Magic Helps Sometimes”