Disease Control

Disease Control - 3. Isolate the sick animals from the...

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Disease Project      1/25/08 What How Why RESULTS Where When Biosecurity Disease Prevention Appropriate Vaccinations 99% of diseases can be prevented using these techniques 1 st  way to Disease Control: 1. Recognize your animals have a disease Off feed   weight loss Behavioral changes Production decreases   less eggs, milk, etc. Sudden death Physical appearance 2. Make a preliminary diagnosis Temperature What physical changes have you noticed? Past history   did your animals come in contact with sick animals?
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Isolate the sick animals from the healthy ones 4. Verify your diagnosis Blood testing Bacterial infection start on antibiotics 5. Treatment * Always look at healthy animals first most vulnerable babies * Whenever you go to a farm wash your boots you don’t want to be the one who spreads the disease! **Keep your animals at the higher level of vaccinations**...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 332 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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