Lymphoma??

Discussion in 'Cattle' started by MissKitty, Nov 7, 2005.

  1. MissKitty

    MissKitty Mrs. no longer OldGrouch.

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    Have any of you had any experience with lymphoma????,,,Our little 13 month old :( heifer had to be put down this afternoon due to it...I did not know cows got cancer...I am very sad but at least she is not hurting...MissKitty
     
  2. JeffNY

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    Yes cows can get cancer, and I think they can get lymphoma. Sending the growth off of the heifer we have to cornell to see what it is. Appears to be a benine tumor, but we shall see. But they can get cancer. Heck chickens can get it, etc etc etc.


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  3. MissKitty

    MissKitty Mrs. no longer OldGrouch.

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    Jeff do you have any websites I can read on this subject...I have found some but I need some with just plain simple talk...From what I read it can run in herds and is relatived to the BLV virus...I never knew that cows got cancer...knew chickens could due to working QA in a chicken plant...Thanks..MissKItty
     
  4. JeffNY

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    No, sorry dont have any sites. I would be subject to searching on www.google.com for Lymphoma in cows, or cows with cancer etc.



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  6. Jennifer L.

    Jennifer L. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    In years past we had a couple of cows die of this, but fortunately I haven't seen any here in the past 10-15 years. It's really the only cancer I've seen for sure in the cattle here, although I suppose they may be able to get other kinds besides lymphoma.

    Jennifer