hairless premie calf

Asked June 14, 2016, 11:25 AM EDT

Had a first calf heifer have a hairless, calf that was several months early...what causes this to happen is it something with the cow or is it something they eat that can cause the calf to abort early and have no hair. calf only weighed about 20-25 pounds.

Sebastian County Arkansas beef cattle

1 Response

You should contact the folks below to try to find out the cause of the abortion.

University of Arkansas • Division of Agriculture
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
2200 W. Deane Street
Fayetteville, AR 72703 • USA
Phone (479) 575-4827 • Fax (479) 575-4832
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM