Charles in Charge
- Even a textbook case of displaced abomasum can turn dangerous if diagnosed weeks after occurrence, sometimes leading to ulcers and deteriorating further into a life-threatening infection.
- While misaligned frontal (incisor) teeth in young rabbits can be the result of heredity, birth defect, or early trauma to the tooth site, in older rabbits they can signal a more serious problem with a rabbit's molars.
- Rabbit incisors grow an average of 2 to 2.4 millimeters per week.
- Affectedness of the joints in a dog's fractured paw dramatically increases the likelihood of arthritis and chronic pain.
- If a cat starts to show blood in its vomit after swallowing an irritant, red blood is a good indicator that the cat has begun to bleed around the esophagus, whereas dark brown blood indicates the problem is likely further down the digestive tract.
- Even in healthy horse births, if the placenta remains more than three hours in the mare after a the foal is born, the placenta is considered "retained," and must be removed through alternative measures.
- While older cows are most commonly euthanized after breaking a major bone, bone fractures are typically found in those younger than one year old.
- The term, "floating," as it relates to filing down horse teeth, was actually coined as a masonry and carpentry term, referring to the act of smoothing plaster.
- To reduce the risk of horns returning, the recommended time to "disbud" a goat is when it's 3 to 7 days old.
- In 1970, the bus later used to transport guests from airstrip to lodge was floated 60 miles down the Middle Fork River on a pontoon to the Flying B Ranch.
- The Flying B Ranch lies 3600 feet above sea level.
- Skeet shooting was originally called, "shooting around the clock," with a course designed in a 50-yard circle.
LDA in Cows
Malocclusions in Rabbits
K-9 Bone Injuries
Barn Cats/Cat Disgestive Systems
Cow Leg Fractures
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