Cattle disease guide

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Please choose a Cattle Type and select the Clinical sign/s you have observed, then click the Search button below. Alternatively, you can search by manually typing in a keyword and press the Search button next to the entry field, or click here to browse all diseases.

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Black disease

Clinical signs of Black Disease include profound depression, abdominal pain, and sudden death.

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Black leg

Clinical signs of black leg include severe lameness, swelling on affected leg, very depressed, fever, dry and cracked skin, often sudden death

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Bloat

Clinical signs of bloat usually affect the whole mob, not just individual, and include sudden death, distension in the left upper flank if still alive or others in mob with mild signs.

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Bovine Johne’s Disease

Clinical signs of Bovine Johne's Disease (BJD) include diarrhoea, progressive weight loss despite a good appetite, emaciation, bottle jaw, ill thrift, fall in milk yield, and death.

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Calf scours

Clincal signs of calf scours (neonatal calf diarrhoea) include depressed calves, elevated temperature, scouring with or without blood, dehydration, and may result in death.

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Cobalt deficiency

Clinical signs of cobalt deficiency include malnutrition-like symptoms, emaciation, ill-thrift.

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Copper deficiency

Clinical signs for copper deficiency include a rough coat, sandy colour Herefords or bronze tinged Angus colour, poor growth, and diarrhoea.

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Gastrointestinal parasites

Clincal symptoms of gastrointestinal parasites include pale mucous membranes (a sign of anaemia), weight loss, bottle jaw, and sometimes diarrhoea.

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Grass tetany

Clincal sign of grass tetany include hyper-excitability and thrashing convulsions if recumbent.

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Ketosis

Clinical signs of ketosis include pregnancy, animal recumbent, or neurological signs such as staggering, aggression, delirium. Often associated disease process.

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