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Unformatted text preview: Animal Diseases - AVS 332 01/23/08 Disease abnormal functioning of the body that can cause distress, death osis of the body itis inflammation always expect the unexpected NEVER ASSUME ANYTHING How do we prevent disease? Biosecurity Appropriate Vaccinations VACCINATIONS ARE NEVER o What is appropriate for you? 100% EFFECTIVE Major vectors: dogs, deer In U.S. USDA United States Department of Agriculture APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service VS Veterinary Services People believed that if you killed someone in a cannibalistic fashion and ate the remains you would gain their strength and power Men were more susceptible than women o They got the prime cuts while the women got the leftovers Mastitis major cause of culling Most stressful time in a cow : Parturition (birth) When theyre drying up (not producing any more milk) KURU ** Decrease in Mastitis if you milk 3x/day...
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- Spring '08