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Anthrax, a highly infectious and fatal disease of mammals and humans, is caused by a relatively large spore-forming rectangular-shaped bacterium.
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Bluetongue (BTV)

Bluetongue is an insect-borne, viral disease affecting sheep, cattle, deer, goats, and camelids (camels, llamas, alpacas, guanaco, and vicu.
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Bovine Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) in cattle is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium Bovis. M. Bovis is killed by sunlight, but is resistant to desiccation and can survive.
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Calf pneumonia

Calf pneumonia is a major problem in dairy and beef herds. It is a multifactorial disease and the most common post-mortem diagnosis.
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Infectious Bovine

Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a highly contagious, infectious respiratory disease that is caused by Bovine Herpesvirus-1 (BVH-1).
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Lumpy skin disease

The disease is spread by the poxvirus and usually occurs during the dry seasons, especially when there are high insect populations and certain ticks
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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 the bedding.
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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.
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