LDA’s in Dairy Cows – Keeping them at bay

Left displaced abomasums (LDAs), as you know usually occur post calving in cows that have reduced dry matter intakes. Close up dry cows should be eating 1.5% of bodyweight (10.5kg/DM/day).

Achieving <1% LDA rate centres around achieving a hugely successful transition period, three weeks before and three weeks after calving.

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