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Unformatted text preview: Ansci 206 Horse Herd Health Care EIA test: Negative “Coggins” test is presented BEFORE the horse is unloaded Do not draw blood upon arrival Do not accept it will be sent Outside horses – history: Vaccinations they currently have Specific vaccine Date of last vaccination Deworming history Product, date Run a fecal exam Isolation: Contagious diseases Influenza Rhinopneumonitis Strangles Equine Viral Arteritis Rabies Equine Rotavirus Non-contagious diseases Tetanus West Nile Virus Eastern Equine Encephalitis Western Equine Encephalitis Potomac Horse Fever Equine Protozoal Myelitis Vaccination program: •Immunizations help reduce the severity and incidence of disease •Most vaccines are killed products and are not capable of causing disease •Pregnant mares – vaccinate during last trimester to enhance maternal antibodies in the mare’s colostrom •Include stallions in the vaccination routine •One injection per location; maximum of two injection sites •Two week interval between injections...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ANSC 206 taught by Professor Kline during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
- Spring '08