Also know as Pink Eye,(Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis, IBK)
What is New Forest Eye?
New forest eye is an eye infection caused by Moraxella bovis. Cattle can become infected via bacteria from the environment and from bacteria from ‘carrier cows’ which are infected but have no obvious eye disease. It is probably the most common . . . → Read More: New Forest Eye in Cattle
Photo: Malcolm Carruthers
Many diseases occur on sheep farms. Develop a list of common diseases in your region and be aware of strategies to control the impact if a disease occurs. The table outlines a few common diseases.
. . . → Read More: Common sheep diseases and predisposing factors
This article will assist you to identify and manage the following health problems that can afflict goats.
Liver Fluke, C.A.E.V. – Caprine arthritis encephalistis virus (big knee), Coccidiosis, Yersinia, Lameness, Mastitis, Urinary calculi (kidney stones), Pink eye/conjunctivitis, Mange, Scabby mouth, Milk fever (hypocalcaemia), and Grass tetany (hypomagnesaemia).
It provides details of the prevailing conditions . . . → Read More: Goats – less common health issues