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Calf diphtheria | Full Explanation

  Calf diphtheria is an acute oral infection of calves less than 3 months old. It is caused by Fusobacterium (Sphaerophorus) necrophorum. This agent also causes liver abscesses and “foot rot” in cattle. Transmission: Fusobacterium necrophorum is an inhabitant of cattle's digestive tract a

Colibacillosis in Po...

Treatment and Control Treatment strategies include attempts to control predisposing infections or environmental factors and early use of antibacterials indicated by susceptibility tests. Most isolates are resistant to tetracyclines, streptomycin, and sulfa drugs, although therapeutic success can so

Clinical Findings &a...

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Clinical Findings and Lesions Dyspnea, hyperpnea, somnolence and other signs of nervous system involvement, inappetence, emaciation, and increased thirst may be seen. In chicks or poults up to 6 wk, the lungs are most frequently involved. Airsacculitis in young mature turkeys is a leading cause of

Control | Tuberculos...

Control Chemotherapy is ineffective. In commercial poultry flocks, relatively rapid turnover of populations, together with improved general sanitation, has largely eliminated this once common infection. Infected poultry should be destroyed, and housing facilities thoroughly cleaned and disinfected

Alopecia in Cattle |...

Diagnosis: Clinical symptoms (hair loss), physical examination. Case history. Determine primary cause of hair follicle or fiber loss.