Cows, Hypocalcaemia, Western Australia
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THE condition known as milk fever is almost essentially a disease of highly productive adult milking cows at the time of calving.
It is characterised by a low blood calcium level causing a sudden general depression of consciousness of the cow and muscular paralysis.
Without treatment most cases result in the death of the cow.
Department of Agriculture, Western Australia
"Milk fever (Hypocalcaemia) of cows,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 1
, Article 13.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol1/iss11/13