Abomasal ulcer disease in adult dairy cattle.

  title={Abomasal ulcer disease in adult dairy cattle.},
  author={Derek G. Smith and Linda Munson and Hollis Nancy Erb},
  journal={The Cornell veterinarian},
  volume={73 3},
In a review of case records of all dairy cattle greater than or equal to 1 year of age admitted to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine in a 4-year-period, abomasal ulcer disease was diagnosed definitively in 42 (2.17%) of cattle. In 5 additional cattle, abomasal ulcers were secondary to lymphosarcoma. The mortality rate for cattle with confirmed abomasal ulcer disease was 50%. For cattle with ulcers causing severe blood loss or diffuse… CONTINUE READING


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