Rumen acidosis


Acidosis may be clinical or sub-clinical. Feeding large quantities of rapidly digestible carbohydrate in a short period of time causes clinical acidosis.


Common symptoms:

Animal may be recumbent within 24-48 hours. There may be  diarrhoea or animal may not urinate or pass dung.

Animal should be provided a roughage diet in the morning before feeding concentrates.



Diarrhoea in acidosis