The Taint That Ain’t

D. E. Larsen, DVM It was 12:30 on Thursday, and we were mostly closed. Thursday afternoon was reserved for golf. But the phone kept ringing, Sandy had stepped into the back, and I was tempted to not answer. But duty calls. “Good afternoon, this is Doctor Larsen,” I say as I picked up the receiver.Continue reading “The Taint That Ain’t”

What are the Odds

D. E. Larsen, DVM The young heifer strained hard as I tried to explore the four feet presented at her vulva. I slid my arm into the vagina alongside the legs. I could determine that these were two front legs and two hind legs, but were they from two different calves? “She has been strainingContinue reading “What are the Odds”

Fetotomy on Whiskey Butte

D. E. Larsen, DVM Jack had called first thing in the morning. He had a wild little heifer with a calf half hanging out of her. His directions sent me over the top of Whiskey Butte into some country I had not been through before. By the time I made the turn to his place,Continue reading “Fetotomy on Whiskey Butte”