Story: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer



Bloat is common in cattle, especially in early spring, and is due to a large build-up of froth in the rumen. This causes a characteristically swollen left side.

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Reference: Paul Martin, Lifestyle farming in New Zealand. Nelson: Craig Potton Publishing, 2006, p. 96
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Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Cattle poisoning and feed-related diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008