Breeders on the island of Jersey have found that this alone has almost abolished the mortality from milk fever.
In most cases it ceases naturally during the milk fever, and of course its disappearance then need not excite alarm.
Some persons prefer to let the child wait till the milk fever is established, before they let it nurse, but this is very improper.
Only moderate amounts of food are necessary until the danger of milk fever is past.
Susan has a fine daughter, but has been so unfortunate as to take the milk fever.
Where Pratts Cow Remedy has been given, there is little, if any, danger of milk fever.
Occasionally the milk fever is preceded by a slight chill, or by a furred tongue, or sick stomach, but not very frequently.
One of his cows having died from milk fever, it was found necessary to replace it.
milk fever n.
A slight elevation of temperature following childbirth, possibly due to the establishment of the secretion of milk.