milk fever


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milk fever

[′milk ‚fē·vər]
(medicine)
A fever occurring during the first six weeks after childbirth, believed to be caused by puerperal infection.
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(11) Peri-and postpartum disorders include dystocia, retained placenta, septicemic metritis, (clinical endometritis, ketosis, milk fever, and abomasal displacement.
Incidence of milk fever was observed during 12 hours before and 7 days after calving using clinical signs and monitoring serum Ca level.
Any mammal can get milk fever, but it is more common in dairy cows such as a high producing Jersey or Holsteins due to their specialized breeding to produce great amounts of milk.
Periparturient climatic, animal, and management factors influencing the incidence of milk fever in grazing systems.
The infected animal was a 12-year old cow, which was culled for destruction due to a history of milk fever (hypocalcaemia).
With the exception of milk fever and acidosis, the energy deficit of the transition cow is a contributing factor to all of the problems that may be experienced by the transition cow.
USDA-ARS scientists realized that vitamin D's crucial role in calcium production warranted attention as a possible way to prevent hypocalcemia, or milk fever, in dairy cows.
Shortly after arriving at Ames in the late 1970s, Horst saw that vitamin D's crucial role in calcium production warranted attention as a possible way to prevent hypocalcemia, or milk fever, in dairy cows.
Mustafa Khammash thinks so, and he may have delivered the first blow by developing a model to help unravel the mystery of milk fever in dairy cows.
In a meandering singsong voice she rambles on about the development of "milk fever art welfare" and its destiny in the "heavy numb-dumb world." Meanwhile, Bock is fiercely at work on a mnemonic three-dimensional object: an arc of tinfoil, connecting two fruits, that serves as an idealized map of the creative dementia he has enacted in traversing the three levels.
We lost four animals that week, had the first case of mid-lactation milk fever in the history of our herd and suffered other health problems.