Brisket Disease


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A form of mountain sickness that affects cattle kept at high altitudes, which is characterised by congestive heart failure
Exacerbating conditions Anamia, myocardial disease, lung disease, hypoproteinemia
Lab Increased RBCs, increased Hb, increased PO4, increased K+, decreased Ca2+
Management Avoid exercise, hand feed, digitalis, diuretics, hyperbaric chamber, return to lower altitude
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