> Can anyone tell me what causes and > what is woody tongue in cattle? The textbook definition of "Wooden tongue" is a chronic inflammation caused by an organism introduced through an eating-associated injury. If the tongue is injured, the wound provides an entry point for an opportunistic bacteria to enter the tissue.
> Can anyone tell me what causes and > what is woody tongue in cattle? Woody tougue is where a cow gets kicked or tongue is cut and bacteria gets in it and causes it to swell up. We had a calf that got kicked and it got woody tongue.