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Milk fever

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Milk fever

Milk fever, also known as hypocalcemia, occurs when a cow’s blood calcium levels become dangerously low.  The highest risk period for this occurrence is around calving time.

A cow suffering from milk fever ©Peter Jackson

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What are the signs of milk fever?

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Which cows are affected?

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