Approach to right-sided pings in the dairy cow

  • Eric D. Gordon
Keywords: right abomasal displacement, RDA, AV, right-side ping


The diagnosis and approach to the right-sided abomasal displacement in the bovine can be frustrating for any dairy practitioner. Right-sided abdominal pings are varied and often troublesome to diagnose, but a systemic workup can assist the practitioner in successful identification and resolution of these cases. This article is a review of types of right-side abomasal displacements in the dairy cow, typical presenting signs, and approaches to correct diagnosis and positive outcomes.

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