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Heifer calf with soft bugle in naval.

  • 05-06-2021 10:01pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 857 ✭✭✭ tellmeabit


    Calved a month ago, was inside for 3 weeks never noticed any naval issue. Checked her when walking there and she has this really soft bugle. When squeeze it totally goes inside her, would it be a hernia? She didn't seem in pain with it. It's fluid. Her naval is dried up no scab there. Will bring her home in morning to check temp. Haven't seen this before bit doesn't seem right. Any ideas?


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  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 8,699 Mod ✭✭✭✭ greysides


    Hernia. Usually disappear with age. Get vet if it enlarges or she shows signs of colic. Otherwise don't fuss about it. Won't keep for breeding though.

    The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. Joseph Joubert



  • Registered Users Posts: 857 ✭✭✭ tellmeabit


    greysides wrote: »
    Hernia. Usually disappear with age. Get vet if it enlarges or she shows signs of colic. Otherwise don't fuss about it. Won't keep for breeding though.

    Thanks for that. Why not for breeding?


  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 8,699 Mod ✭✭✭✭ greysides


    tellmeabit wrote: »
    Thanks for that. Why not for breeding?



    Hereditory.

    Used to be a lot of hernias around 30 years ago. Now, they are rare. Bred out largely.

    The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. Joseph Joubert



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