Post-Mortem on Ruminal Tympany Or Bloat

Fig. 1. The open chest and abdomen photo shows compressed lungs and a pale and dorsally displaced liver. ( Feedlot Health Management Services )
Fig. 2
Fig. 2. The open trachea photo shows cranial congestion of the cervical tissues.

These images depict a steer calf that had been on feed for 272 days with no treatment history when it was found dead in the pen.

This continues our Post-Mortem Series, in partnership with Feedlot Health Management Services, Okotoks, Alberta.

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Available cases include:

Atypical Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP)

Fibrinous Pneumonia