from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Impaction or over-distention of the rumen or first stomach of the ox due to eating excessive quantities of food. Also called grain-sickness and plenalvia.
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As the season advanced, a large proportion of distillers 'grains and wash was given with other food, but these were found to have a tendency to make the cattle grain-sick; and if this feeding were long-continued, the health of the cows became affected.
Cattle and Their Diseases Embracing Their History and Breeds, Crossing and Breeding, And Feeding and Management; With the Diseases to which They are Subject, And The Remedies Best Adapted to their Cure