In cattle, subacute rumen acidosis (SARA) may also be present in larger quantities. This will reduce the fat milk and milk output. In a few cows, SARA causes more serious diseases such as lameness, mastitis, and subfertility. Mastitis caused some major problems in cattle.
Mastitis is an inflammation of the udder tissue that cause infections in cattle nipple. The result is redness, swelling, and it affects milk production as well. You can check this useful reference to know more about the ways to detect mastitis in cows.
One term rBGH, which is also known as Posilac, is a man-made growth hormone created by the biotechnology company. The aim is to increase milk production in dairy cows. It is injected into cows and has been proven to increase milk production by about 10 percent.
With this injection, the cow suffers the following phases:
This increases the likelihood of mastitis in cattle, which is swelling of the udder. Mastitis causes severe discomfort for the animals and increases the likelihood of infection
It lowers the fertility of cows up to 40 percent by causing reproductive problems.
This increases the likelihood of lameness in cattle, which means that the animals can not walk properly because of foot problems, muscle weakness, and disorientation.