grass staggers


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Related to grass staggers: grass tetany

grass staggers

occurs in adult sheep and cattle as a result of hypomagnesemia. Lush pasture grasses are not balanced in the Ca:Mg ratio and especially if females are lactating, it can lead to acute onset of severe signs, such as tetany or convulsions.
Synonym(s): grass tetany
[gras stag'ĕrz]
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