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Eamon O’Connell: If you see coughing, rusty-coated or scoury calves, call your vet ASAP

Early intervention is key to solving any calf health issues

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Help is at hand: Eamon O'Connell is seeing plenty of problems with calves this summer Photo: Alf Harvey

Help is at hand: Eamon O'Connell is seeing plenty of problems with calves this summer Photo: Alf Harvey

Help is at hand: Eamon O'Connell is seeing plenty of problems with calves this summer Photo: Alf Harvey

It has been unusually busy in our clinic over the past week or so. Normally, calls to sick animals in July are few and far between, and our days are filled mostly with TB testing, scanning and herd health visits.

However, one particular group of animals are causing trouble at the moment: calves.


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