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We just had a calf born early this morning. We were not awake to see if the calf nursed or not. The calf was standing for a little bit. We went to work and about 5 hrs later the calf is laying down and momma is on the other side of the pasture. We cant get the calf to stand. Any suggestions as what to do?
 

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Sounds like it probably didn’t feed yet so I would get some colostrum in it. If it doesn’t take from bottle then tube feed it. And then you should probably make sure that the mother takes her calf.
 

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The calf finally started nursing after I got home. I’m still not sure if he is going to be ok. The momma is very friendly with me and let me get close and help the calf get up. The calf nursed for a good 20 or 30 mins.
 
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