Medicine and Surgery, According to the Moon

D. E. Larsen, DVM Mr. Hansen was leaning on the corral fence when I pulled into the barnyard. He had a half dozen young bulls in the corral.  “Doc, I hope you are ready for these guys,” Mr. Hansen said. “They might be a handful.” “We can handle them quickly with the chute,” I said.Continue reading “Medicine and Surgery, According to the Moon”

Benefits of Experience

D. E. Larsen, DVM The phone jarred me awake. It was going to be another late night, and I thought calving season was over. I glanced at the clock as I picked up the receiver, 1:30. “Doc, this is Jack. I have a llama who gave birth tonight,” Jack said in an excited voice. “TheyContinue reading “Benefits of Experience”

The Shock of it All

D. E. Larsen, DVM Ag had called, “We have a cow with a prolapsed uterus out in the calving pasture. Alice and I are going to bring her into the barnyard. Can you come out and get a look at her?”      I glanced at the clock, it was almost midnight. I thought toContinue reading “The Shock of it All”