Rinderpest - Going off feed weight loss Severe depression...

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Highly infectious viral disease o “cattle plague”   most lethal plague Foreign disease --- Southeast Asia, North Africa, India Very similar to BVD In endemic areas   morbidity is low In epidemic areas   mortality is high (close to 100%) Transmitted : Direct or close contact with secretions Drinking contaminated water Incubation period = 3 to 15 days Symptoms : High fever (hemorrhagic)
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Unformatted text preview: Going off feed weight loss Severe depression Erosions on the mouth and on intestines Will bleed out of every orifice (eyes, nose, mouth, ears) Diagnosis and Treatment : Lab tests Eliminated by slaughtering affected and exposed animals ** When doing a postmortem exam: organs will literally fall apart in your hands RINDERPEST...
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