With progression of the metabolic disorder the ketone bodies will proceed in accumulation in blood and clinical symptoms will arise.
In addition to visible signs of the disease of the animal, also significant higher loss of performance, fertility disorders and subsequent diseases with possible organ damage are accompanied with clinical disease. Especially the liver is exposed to a heavy burden, permanent damage and loss of function can be the consequence.
A clinical ketosis can turn out to be very expensive! Decreased milk and reproductive performance, subsequent diseases and related treatment costs can cause significant financial burden.