Pictures: Bull diagnosed with an LDA


“Surgery and recovery went well - Extra fluids, painkillers and antibiotics were provided”

Pictures: Bull diagnosed with an LDA

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“Surgery and recovery went well - Extra fluids, painkillers and antibiotics were provided”

Barbara Beci – a large animal vet – diagnosed a bull with an LDA (left displaced abomasum) last month.

The veterinary practitioner – who is living and working between Belgium, Netherlands and Slovenia – shared details about the case on her Instagram account.

She explained that the 12-month-old Blonde d'Aquitaine bull experienced stress after being transported, introduced to a new diet and a new group of cattle.

“The youngster was much jumpier during surgery than normally cow would be.”

“Anyway, surgery and recovery went well - Extra fluids, painkillers and antibiotics were provided.”

“LDAs are most common in high-production dairy cows but also appear sporadically in calves, bulls and beef cattle.” She concluded.

Image source: Barbara Beci

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