Hot Tub Skin Infection

D. E. Larsen, DVM   “Doc, this is Dave, I just brought in an old cow from the back pasture,” Dave said into the phone. “I think she has a dead calf in her. I have been busy, and It has been several days since I checked those cows. I guess I didn’t even suspect thisContinue reading “Hot Tub Skin Infection”

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”