Diarrhea in 8month steer

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by QChickieMama, Apr 22, 2019.

  1. QChickieMama

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    What would you do if your 8mo steer started having green runny poops? One steer has it; the other one doesn't.
     
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    I'd guess you just switched to grass from hay? A diet change means that they haven't yet developed the gut fauna to deal with the new food. If you have just let them out to pasture, I'd give it a few days to clear up.

    If there's been no diet change, I admit to having no idea.
     
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    They've been on pasture since we got them in January. I've been giving some hay every day to supplement. The pasture is growing like crazy now, so maybe that's the change?
     
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  4. sylviethecochin

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    It's generally enough for my Dad's cows to start having green diarrhea.
     

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