weak calf syndrome

weak calf syndrome

a group of undifferentiated diseases of newborn calves characterized by weakness, apathy, reluctance to stand, failure to suck and a humpbacked appearance.
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Weak calf syndrome refers to a complex syndrome and etiologies that results in a calf that fails to thrive commonly referred to as 'dummy calves' or 'fading calves'.
Weak calf syndrome due to nutritional and managemental fault, was diagnosed and successfully treated with intrvenous fluid and supportive vitamine therapy with a complete recovery.
Parenteral iodine and selenium suplementation in stillbirth/perinatal weak calf syndrome.
Protein deficiencies result in prematurity, dystocia (difficult delivery), neonatal mortality, and weak calf syndrome.