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Pinkeye Concerns On Increase

 

October 12, 2017

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Pinkeye can spread rapidly among livestock.

Often cattle producers only consider the possibility of pinkeye in the warm months of spring and summer; however, producers should be aware of the possibility of pinkeye in the fall.

Pinkeye is a common and contagious bacterial eye disease which is generally caused by the bacteria Moraxella bovis (M. Bovis). Although pinkeye is nonfatal, it causes cattle discomfort (including blindness) and m...



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