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Scours Sheep and Goats. Brian King.
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Symptoms Increased fluidity of fecal excretion. Increased frequency of fecal excretion. Increased volume of fecal excretion. Feces may contain blood or mucus. Scours shouldn’t be considered an illness in itself, but rather a symptom of a more serious illness.
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Causes Diarrhea in sheep and goats is a complex, multi-factorial disease involving the animal, the environment, nutrition, and
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Unformatted text preview: infectious agents. Treatment Take animals temperature to determine if fever is present. Administer fluids and electrolytes to rehydrate the animal. Can orally dose Pepto-Bismol, Kaopectate for non-infectious causes of scours Probiotics such as ProBios can be administered to help treat scours. For bacterial causes, antibiotics such as oxy, penicillin can be used....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course ANSCI 313 taught by Professor Dr.allanmorgan during the Fall '11 term at Tarleton.

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