Hypomagnesaemia occurs when the intake of magnesium is exceeded by its output. The clinical signs can occur very quickly because the cow does not store magnesium, and is thus reliant on its daily dietary intake.
Nutritional or metabolic deficiency in high-yielding cows in early lactation results in negative energy balance.
A disease of high-producing dairy cows occurring soon after calving. It is also called postparturient hemoglobinuria and is characterized by intravascular hemolysis, hemoglobinuria, and anemia. Etiology a. Ration low in P, hay and grass from low P area, draughtb. Cu Read More …
• This is a general term for the diseases of bone which may be due to failure of normal development or abnormal metabolism of the mature bone.
Severe cases -sweat profusely, difficulty in moving because of tetany and in-coordination, stiff gait, the tail is slightly raised, rapid violent respiration, wide dilatation of nostrils, distinct thumping sound from the chest(due to spasm of the diaphragm), muscular fibrillation-masseter trismus, no prolapse of membrane nictitans.
• Downer – unable to rise after 24 hrs and after 2 Calcium treatments. • Usually occurs as a complication following hypocalcaemic parturient paresis. Characterized clinically by, Prolonged recumbency even after 2 successive Ca therapy Down at least for 24 Read More …
It is a metabolic disease occurring commonly in young bitches within 2-10 days of whelping and clinically characterized by restlessness, excitement, panting, and tonic-clonic convulsions.
A depression of ionized calcium in tissue fluid is the basic biochemical defect in acute parturient hypocalcemia.