1An acute illness in female cows, goats, etc. that have just produced young, caused by calcium deficiency.
- Vitamin D has a more direct role in prevention of milk fever and other aberrations of calcium metabolism.
- Ensure that all milking cows are receiving enough magnesium and calcium in their diet to avoid grass tetany and milk fever.
- A negative DCAB diet fed to dairy cows during the prepartum period increases plasma Ca concentrations around parturition and reduces the incidence of milk fever.
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