Hypomagnesemia Tetany,Hypomagnesemia Tetany,Lactation tetany, Grass tetany,Lactation tetany, Grass tetany,Grass Staggers, Wheat Pasture PoisoningGrass Staggers, Wheat Pasture Poisoning
•It is a complex metabolic disturbance ch. by dropof serum and CSF
which lead tohyperesthesia, muscular spasms, convulsions,respiratory distress, collapse, and death.
Occurrence and animal susceptibility
•Adult lactating cows are most susceptible due tothe loss of Mg in milk. It is rare in non lactatingcattle but has occurred when undernourishedcattle were introduced to green cereal crops.•It occurs mainly when animals are grazed onlush grass pastures or green cereal crops, butcan occur in lactating beef cows fed silageindoors.