Cow very full - bloated?

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I have a cow who is in the corral eating grass/alfalfa hay who has been very full, almost bloated for the last 2 days so I have hardly fed her. She comes to the bunk and wants to eat, does not appear to be in discomfort. Why would she be so full? It can't be hay in her stomach, must be air.



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> I have a cow who is in the corral
> eating grass/alfalfa hay who has
> been very full, almost bloated for
> the last 2 days so I have hardly
> fed her. She comes to the bunk and
> wants to eat, does not appear to
> be in discomfort. Why would she be
> so full? It can't be hay in her
> stomach, must be air. Foamy bloat from alfalfa can be treated with vegetable oil, put 1/4 cup on her hay or feed once to see if the condition responds. Bloat is always wore on the left side, since the rumen is more to that side.

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