Definition of grass tetany in English:

grass tetany

Syllabification: grass tet·a·ny

noun

A disease of livestock caused by magnesium deficiency, occurring especially when there is a change from indoor feeding to outdoor grazing.
More example sentences
  • Ensure that all milking cows are receiving enough magnesium and calcium in their diet to avoid grass tetany and milk fever.
  • Cows soon to freshen or with calves should have access to a magnesium-containing mineral supplement to help prevent grass tetany on pasture in the spring.
  • Cows will need supplements with magnesium to prevent grass tetany particularly if the weather is cold and wet.

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