OK, here's all I know about her (yeah, it's sketchy at best). (Mind you, this is a cow at the dairy where I work, not one of my precious mamas!) She's been in the calving pen for about 2 weeks now. Farmer brought her over from the dry cow barn. I'm not sure when her due date was, but it must have passed because he said he induced her 2 days ago. No calf! Now he thinks she might have aborted or had a stillborn calf out in the pasture when she was down at the other barn. This morning when I went in, she was down, with her back legs splayed out like a frog's (bent at the hock joints, but behind her, so she couldn't get up). He hadn't gotten around to picking her up with the tractor when I left (we were doing ET today) so I don't know whether she is able to stand on her own. (It seems to me that it might be more likely for a cow to slip and go down this way right around the time of delivery, when all the pelvic ligaments are loosened up.) Any help/advice would be appreciated. Gosh, I hate to lose one of my girls!