Did My Feed Grinder Cause My Cattle to Bloat?

Did My Feed Grinder Cause My Cattle to Bloat?

Dr. Francis L. Fluharty

Ohio Beef Cattle Letter

When cattle are over-fed large amounts of starch Streptococcus bovis bacteria that make lactic acid increase rapidly. In this instance, bacteria that use lactic acid (Megasphaera elsdenii, Selenemonas ruminantium, and  Selenomonas lactilytica) cannot keep up with production of the lactic acid.

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