When should I call a vet for my animals?


Here is a publication that goes through when you should call a vet for your animals: https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/1049e/. You should call a vet in an emergency such as when your animals are attacked by a predator, or they have been hurt and have a large open wound. Also, you should call a vet if there have been sudden, multiple deaths; If your animals experience sudden drops in production or feed intake; If you suspect your animals have a reportable disease; If you need to administer an off-label medication to your animals; if you need a health certificate to sell livestock to out-of-state buyers; if you need a pre-purchase exam for an animal you are considering purchasing; any for an annual veterinary visit for annual exams of your herd or flock.