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Cattle Breeding and Cattle Farming
Ruminal Magnet Fortissimo
• neodymium magnets with very high attraction
• the arrangement of the magnets on the outer surfaces of the plastic jacket increases efficiency in comparison with internal magnets
• large interior space for incorporating foreign bodies
• foreign bodies adhering to the outer surfaces are moved to the inside through the rotation of the ruminal magnet in the stomach
A special design that is highly effective with a large interior for absorbing foreign bodies.
Foreign bodies hidden in feed such as nails, wires and metal splinters represent a major risk to cattle because they are non-selective when eating: they get into the reticulum where they can bore through the stomach wall due to the reticulum contractions required for mixing and further transport of the food.
This usually results in an infection of the abdominal cavity followed by an inflammatory response.
The organs surrounding the reticulum can also be traumatised by this.
The early administration of a magnet to a cow suspected of having a foreign body can lead to recovery of the animal within two to three days.
If the animal is not treated, the foreign body can migrate and cause peritonitis, which can lead to a total loss of the animal.
Even the preventative administration of a magnet has proven successful.