BLOAT

A swelling of the left side of the cow caused by a frothy material which prevents gases of fermentation from being eructed from the rumen. Occurs primarily when cows are grazing certain species of legumes especially, alfalfa. If not treated immediately, bloat can cause death in a matter of hours. More...




Keywords:BLOAT   Doc ID:56082
Owner:Antonio A.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-09-10 11:31 CSTUpdated:2020-08-30 14:31 CST
Sites:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition, DS 825 Ruminant Nutrition Physiology
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