Unformatted text preview: Campylobacter Abortion
Cassi Steiger Treatment Overseasvaccinate Parental Antibiotic Therapy CampylovexinNew Zealand http://www.spah.co.nz/home.html Prevention Avoid hand feeding in late gestation Vaccination Keep track of reproductive history Optilamb 2005 (track costs of treatments, loses, cost and benefit analysis) "Natural Immunity"
http://www.spah.co.nz/home.html Control Change paddocks Antibiotics Remove aborting ewes Feed in different areas each day Dispose any products of abortion to avoid environment contamination Remove pregnant ewes if kept with abortion ewes Hygiene Can be spread by clothing or machinery Other things to note Following abortion ewes may develop metritis which can lead to severe illness Some lambs can be carried full term then die from; starvation, extremely weak immune system, or hypothermia ...
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- Spring '07