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Last evening between the raging rain storms, Larry went out to check on the cows and take them a magnesium block (so the cows wouldn't get grass tetany, a magnesium deficiency from the rain saturated grass) and discovered a cow, actually a first calf heifer (that means this is her first time of having a calf) was in the process of calving and not having an easy time of it.
Grazing management practices resulting in stock camps, or using night paddocks for holding cattle between night and morning milking, could put the animals at risk of grass tetany due to greater deposition of dung and higher soil and pasture K levels.
A hardy new grass called "HiMag" may help protect cattle, sheep, and goats from an affliction known as grass tetany.