You are potentially killing animals that could be

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that that whole herd should be killed. You are potentially killing animals that could be healthy. It is said by scientists that although it is contagious, it cannot be transmitted if cattle come in close contact with each other. However, I believe that those who are infected should be singled out and pulled away from the others. And every other animal should be tested for the disease.Considerations that would go into the decision to eradicate a herd would be the fear of the disease spreading and killing off livestock or harming the quality of the products produced by these animals which would cost industries much money. 5. What do you think would be some of the challenges in treating livestock and large mammals like those discussed in the unit? Some challenges in treating livestock and large mammals would be transportation. Since these animals are rather large its not easy to transport them to seek medical help. Most of the time veterinarians have to go to the location of the animal which could take a lot of time. Another challenge would be the fact that you have to be much more careful because if put
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under a stressful situation they can cause a lot of harm to whoever is helping them. Expenses are also very costly with the need of special surgical equipment and treatments along with examinations.
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  • Winter '17
  • Karen Tosetti Schott
  • Health Science, pH, Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, neurodegenerative disease, large mammals, Veterinaryscience

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