Down Cows: Winter Tetany, Milk Fever, Pregnancy ToxaemiaUploader: Nirr 5 month ago Subscribe 6
While the single cause is often not pinpointed, it is suspected that often a multitude of factors play a role in causing cows to go down. The research behind the recommended ratio of 2. Pregnancy Toxaemia Pregnancy toxaemia in cattle is the result of fetal carbohydrate or energy demand in excess of maternal supply in the third trimester of pregnancy. Monitor the intakes to see that they are meeting recommendations. Producers should work with a nutritionist from a feed company to design a program that fits with their management program. It is an indicator of acid-base status as the body strives to maintain equilibrium between acidic and basic components to ensure the sum of the positive charges is equal to the sum of the negative charges.