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What Is Ketosis In Dairy Cattle

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Brief discussion of 3 common diseases in dairy cattle.

What Action Can Be Taken During Pre-calving To Reduce The Milk Fever In Dairy Cattle?

Good to see that you have understood the concept and need for the prevention of “milk fever” in dairy animals, prior to calving. Feeding regularly calcium through out life-time is the simplest and cheapest solution. Though the slaked lime water prepared from limestone is inorganic and hence its bio-availability is low, it is cheap and locally available and daily feeding of 20 - 50 ml of slaked lime water can do wonders. If the animal is a high yielder (above 15 litres per day) post calving, then that animal should be primed for calcium with intravenous injection four times at 15 days interval prior to calving, by a veterinarian. Please note that calcium intravenous injection is to be administered under the supervision of a veterinarian only, for it can result in heart seizure. Continue reading >>

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  1. Katie4004

    Is stevia really keto friendly?

    I read on here that calorie free sweeteners are fine but has anyone been dropped out of ketosis from them?

  2. resilience5241

    Originally Posted by Katie4004
    I read on here that calorie free sweeteners are fine but has anyone been dropped out of ketosis from them?

    They're fine in moderation. Splenda > Stevia in my opinion. Can't stand the taste of Stevia.

  3. Doug55

    Artificial sugars like splenda can have hidden carbs. I packet of splenda is 1 gram of carbs. I think I read somewhere its really like .88 carb and the fda okays that amount to be zero

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This video shows the major diseases affecting dairy cattle such as Mastitis, Milk fever, FMD, Brucellosis, Black quarter, parasitic disease and their causes, symptoms, prevention and control measure.

What Is The Difference Between Dairy Farming And Cattle Ranching?

Dairy farming is an operation that devotes itself to the production of milk products. The stock that is bred for the production of milk in our part of the country is the Holstein. Dairy farms here in Montana are a declining breed as the move to huge corporate farms continues to dominate the market. Cattle ranching on the other hand is alive and well and run much the same as it was a hundred years ago. The production of meat for the tables of the world is the object behind cattle ranching and the primary breeds are Hereford and Angus and are often cross bred as we do here on our ranch. Cattle ranchers normally sell their spring calves to feed lots in late fall, which after fattening sell that stock to slaughter houses. The most common question I am asked is if there is a difference between Angus beef and others. My answer is that how they are fattened makes more of a difference than breed. Grass fed are the leanest and of course tougher in texture than others. My brother will not allow the steer he is going to eat touch any type of grain. My preference is 30 days on barley before slaughter. The most common feed for fattening is corn and most likely what you are eating was fattened w Continue reading >>

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  1. Burnboy

    on a keto diet what can i drink besides water and no-carb protein shakes?

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  2. JohnnyO

    For me a diet coke wouldn't throw me out of ketosis, but the keto sticks would be lighter. I suppose if I had enough of them it would kick me out of it.

  3. Burnboy

    bump

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Diabetes And Wound Healing - Diabetic Wound Care To Sores In Proper Way In 2016 Diabetic sores are the common sort of skin changes with a person having diabetes symptoms. High Blood sugar level reduce the capability of your skin to heal properly.You may found more tendency of skin towards cut and sores with minimized capability to heal properly. There are a alot of foot care for diabetics available in market but you have to look after your self carefully. This happens because of less responsive immune system and nerve damanage. Your skin is the most important organ of your body and vulnerable to affected by low/high sugar level. Diabetic Wound Care also find us on Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/Diabetic-Die... Twitter: https://twitter.com/diabeticdiet33 Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108255879... Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/diabeticdie... Click to see all our videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV5O... Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV5O... http://www.emedtv.com/ diabetes symptoms diabetes symptoms of diabetes signs of diabetes foot care for diabetics diabetic foot care diabetic wound care foot care in diabetes diabetes foot

What Is The Best Way To Treat A Wound In The Udder For Dairy Cattle?

It obviously depends on the nature of the wound. *This examination should only be attempted by an experienced animal handler, as cows are big animals and they can move surprisingly fast, especially when irritated. (Really, seriously, just call a vet unless you like getting kicked and/or stepped on by a 1,200 lb bovine. This answer is meant for entertainment only.) Approach the cow and inspect the wound. The wound should be disinfected with something like betadine. It's important to scrub vigorously to get out the embedded dirt, followed by rinsing with clean water. Pick yourself up off the floor, brush the dirt off your chest, and re-approach the cow's hindquarters, making sure to be more cautious this time. Remember: cows kick, and they don't like cold water. Now that the wound is clean, examine it to ascertain the nature of the injury. If the teat itself is bruised, it's possible that she stepped on it. Some arnica or comfrey ointment will reduce swelling and ease the pain. (Available at progressive feed stores and health food stores everywhere.) If there's a jagged tear in the udder itself, then she might have gotten it caught on barbed wire. This requires stiches, and the vet i Continue reading >>

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  1. abusemmq

    I am 52 years old. I got UTI once every two years. last week I strted to feel unconfortable when I pass water such as feeling spasm in my lower back and flanks but not much of burning feeling. The flow was ok untill one day later when it felt as blocked. I started to drink more than usual just to flush out anything which could be harmfull. Now the flow is exetermly fast and sometimes can't control it. the spasm did not disappear. I went to three different health providers in one day(5 days later).the first told there was nothing wrong with the urine sample. The second said there was blood(+1) and a trace of protein and some ketone. The third said the is a sighn of infection. However i started to feel tired and sick and unable to sleep. Whom to follow and what it could be?

  2. MandMs

    Soreness or a spasm as you describe it, may occur in the lower abdomen, back, or sides during an episode of UTI.
    A urine that is released may be tinged with blood during this time.
    Feeling that you are unable to urinate fully or urination hesitancy usally occurs in chronic and recurrent urinary tract infections.
    Ketones in urine can result from the type of diet (diet high in proteins, or diet low in carbohydrates), starvation or fast, or may indicate uncontrolled diabetes.
    People with diabetes tend to have more frequent UTI's, since the high blood sugar levels is a predisposing factors.
    If you start to experience fever, nausea, vomiting, chills, severe abdominal and back pain, see your physician as soon as possible since these symptoms may indicate spread of the UTI to the kidneys.
    Best wishes!
    Marija

  3. mygoose

    I began with low back pain 5days ago, saw my GP yesterday and the day before, the pain was also in my lower right abdomen, since then I have had increasing signs of blood in my urine sometimes its visible other times only detected by urine dip stix, today I dipsticked my urine and there was a positive purple square where the ketones show, repeated this later in the day the ketones seem to have gone but still a green indicator showing blood. I was sent to A and E last night where they told me I need to see a urology specialist but they were unable to do a scan due to no ultrasound technician available, I am a bit worried about all this as it spontaneously happened, I have had no accidents or trauma to cause this please advise. I have a history of IBS and haemorragic cysts on my ovaries, I had a hysterectomy 10yrs ago and have been diagnosed with the menopause nearly a year ago, taking a low dose eostrogen HRT.

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