To my sorrow and to the man's heavy loss the cow died of milk-fever.
The moment that milk-fever is observed the veterinary surgeon should be called in.
She was in Perche, with her mother, when I learned that serious complications were feared from the milk-fever.
Before calving, milk-fever, or dropping after calving, is to be guarded against.
The grass being generally luxuriant in warm weather, and many cows going off in milk-fever at that season, has led to this error.
milk fever n.
A slight elevation of temperature following childbirth, possibly due to the establishment of the secretion of milk.