Has been a sharp depression , weakness, lethargy, weakening reactions to his surroundings , a long time animal stands leaning his head into the wall of the trough develops muscle weakness and weakening their tone . Toxemia and exhaustion of the central nervous system leads to uncoordinated movements , convulsions and coma . Persistent symptoms of ketosis : exhaled air , urine, skin have a pungent smell of acetone , jaundiced mucous membranes , enlarged liver , decreased or perverted appetite , changes in chewing gum , constipation, and intestinal atony proventriculus , rarely convulsions, muscle tremors . To confirm the final diagnosis should be sent to veterinary laboratory for analysis of blood, urine and milk content of ketone bodies . In the diet of sick animals injected feed rich in sugar ( beet, carrot , corn syrup ) , as well as potatoes , good hay , minerals , vitamins A and D2, stepping exercise . Drug treatment consists of intravenous glucose hydrolysates of insulin ; inside — soda, sodium citrate .
Prevention of ketosis is reduced to sheep diets nutritionally balanced structure and fodder , improve maintenance and care of animals. goiter Goiter — a chronic disease of animals , characterized by an increase in size ( goiter) , and thyroid function . The primary cause of the disease — the iodine deficiency in the soil ( 0,00 below 001 % ), the feed (less than 5 mg) , water (less than 10 mg / l) . In sheep and goats marked short stature , body prolixity , increased growth of hair on the head, neck, loss of productivity , abortion, a violation of the sexual cycle , the birth of calves with a goiter or without hair . During acute illness in young , adult — chronic .