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Mastitis
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Mastitis is the inflammation of the mammary gland and udder tissue. It usually occurs as an immune response to bacterial invasion of the teat canal by a variety of bacterial sources present on the farm (commonly through bedding or contaminated...
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Redwater (Babesiosis)
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Redwater is a tick-borne disease listed with the World Organisation for Animal HealthIt is often transferred between animals when farmers vaccinate multiple animals with the same needle. However, calves must not be vaccinated before two months of age, because passive...
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Brucellosis
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It is currently the number one disease that farmers should be concerned about. It can destroy our livestock sector if it,s not brought under control.   Affecting cattle, sheep, and goats, the disease was nearly brought under control in the...
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Lumpy Skin-Disease
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The disease is spread by the poxvirus and usually occurs during the dry seasons, especially when there are high insect populations. In addition, certain ticks can carry the disease.  Most infected animals show no visible clinical signs. The disease is...
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Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR)
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Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a highly contagious, infectious respiratory disease that is caused by Bovine Herpesvirus-1 (BVH-1). It can affect young and older cattle.In addition to causing respiratory disease, this virus can cause conjunctivitis, abortions, encephalitis, and generalized systemic...
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Calf pneumonia
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Calf pneumonia is a major problem in dairy and beef herds. It is a multifactorial disease and the most common post-mortem diagnosis in calves between one to five months of age. Infectious agents involved include Mannheimia haemolytica, Haemophilus Somnus, Infectious...
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