Large Animal 1: Nutritional Diseases of Ruminants

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Large Animal 1: Nutritional Diseases of Ruminants
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2013-10-10 16:00:33
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  1. Caused by lush pastures or low roughage in diet
    bloat
  2. Clostridium perfringens overgrowth in you animals that overeat milk or grain. Often fatal, vx available.
    enterotoxemia
  3. Lack of clostridium intake
    failure of passive transfer
  4. Occurs with animals that have a negative energy balance
    fatty liver dz
  5. Low magnesium in grass
    grass tetany
  6. Low blood calcium in early lactation, causes weakness and paralysis.
    AKA parturient paresis
    milk fever
  7. Gas filled abomasum  becomes displaced
    displaced abomasum
  8. Energy deficient animals metabolize fat and produce ketones.
    Typically seen post-partum during heavy lactation.
    ketosis
  9. Deficiency of selenium and vitamin E
    white muscle dz
  10. Uroliths in males
    Calcium imbalance
    water belly
  11. Rumen pH <5
    Usually from overeating
    rumen acidosis
  12. Low vitamin D
    Weak bones
    rickets
  13. AKA polio
    Cerebral necrosis/neuro signs
    thiamine deficiency

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