Need help with calves

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by bantams4life, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. bantams4life

    bantams4life Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got two little bull calves and the bigger of the two is sucking on the other calf's thingy how do I stop this and is this the reason why the bigger calf that is doing the sucking has his bottom jaw coming out infront of his upper jaw or would that have been from birth?
     
  2. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like he has an underbite and was he just weaned? Sounds like he is looking for a teat. Put them in separate pen next to one another. Get those hog or cattle panels from the feed store.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    They suckle for comfort. Separate them long enough to discourage this, as it can cause injury to the suckled calf.
     
  4. bantams4life

    bantams4life Out Of The Brooder

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    They are both only a couple weeks old and we just separated them a couple hours ago they are being fed milk replacer
     

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