What is the most common cause of cattle becoming down
Hi Miguel, you may want to look into detail concerning contents of the soil on the property. The soil could be selenium deficient permitting cows to get white muscle disease do to selenium deficiency. In this case giving a cow a selenium supplement may be something to look in to.
Down Cattle refers to cattle that are not standing and are sick or injured. There are numerous reasons why. The most common injury or sickness would require a survey. Which is the most likely reason you are in the hospital. Unhealthy cattle would most likely be sick versus injured and most likely have cancer or heart disease but this is clearly dependent upon a number of factors and require a statistical analysis.