ACIDOSIS IN DAIRY CATTLERumen acidosis is a metabolic disorder which occur when rumen PH goes below 5.5 .This is occasioned by sudden increased consumption of readily fermentable carbohydrate eg grains , potatoes etc.
CALF PNEUMONIACalf pneumonia is a disease of respiratory system characterised by inflammation of lung especially the air sac.its contributed by a wide range of factors some infectious eg bacteria and viruses,
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As we continue to discuss the diseases that are likely to affect cows in this rainy season today we take a look at a conditon called grass tetany
CALVING MANAGEMENT This an important aspect of dairy farming inorder to reduce mortalities that occur at calving to both calves and dams.cows and heifers nearing calving should be secluded and housed in a maternity with soft and dry bedding.calving usually occur in 3 stages 1.labour when signs show that calving is near 2.Actual delivery 3.expulsion…Details
The disease is caused by ingestion of sharp objects of metallic nature and
Placenta is said to be retained if not expelled 12hrs after calving.
Bloat can be classified as a seasonal condition because it mostly occurring