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How to identify pinkeye in cattle

Series: Beef Cattle Mythbusters | Story 3

Sometimes it takes some thinking to figure out what to write for an article. I try to make the content relevant and applicable to real-world cattle production. Finally, I asked myself, as summer approaches what are the real issues that I faced as a cattleman?

One of the summer issues that a lot of us have experienced is pinkeye. It terms of a cattle disease; I think we all can agree that it is both an economic problem, a cattle well-being issue, and a nuisance as well.

In veterinary medical terminology, pinkeye is called infectious bovine keratoconjuctivitis (IBK).

Infectious IBK can be caused...


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