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Mysterious 6 Legged Calf born near Grand Ridge

Dr. Owen Rae, DVM, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, said "The condition is called polymelia or, an easier description, parasitic limbs.

Willard Yeomans, who owns Oak Ridge Dairy located just north of Grand Ridge, discovered a very unique heifer calf in his calving pasture in early September.  The calf was born with an extra set of legs protruding from a small mass behind her navel.  Yeomans said, “I have been milking cows for 58 years and have never …

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