grass tetany

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grass tetany

[′gras ‚tet·ən·ē]
(veterinary medicine)
A magnesium-deficiency disease of cows. Also known as hypomagnesemia.
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The combination of last year's wet, low quality end of year grazing and a housed winter on poor quality conserved forage means many suckler cows are ill-prepared nutritionally for the key grass staggers risk period.
It is also worth considering the risk of increased cases of autumn grass staggers which may also be seen in these conditions.