A Treatise on Left Abomasal Displacement in Dairy Cattle
The modern dairy cow has become a refined "biological machine." Hers is a background of production-oriented breeding and management practices that seek to maximize lactation capabilities. Such emphasis on these capabilities is not without consequence, however, and the dairy cow has acquired maladies that are uncommon in other members of the bovine species. This paper will review a problem that is more or less unique to dairy cows.