How To Spot The Signs of Pica
Pica is an abnormal behaviour usually seen in grazing cows, where they lick, chew, or eat inedible materials. This can include licking soil and fence posts, eating stones, drinking urine etc., and while cows may look healthy there is the risk of them ingesting material that can damage their gut and could ultimately lead to death.
What Are The Causes of Pica?
Pica can be difficult to treat as there is no exact cause and usually multiple factors at play. Several factors to consider are: