Yearly Archives: 2015

September 2015 Newsletter: White-Tailed Deer Artificial Insemination

Factors that affect A.I. success in White-tailed deer Artificial Insemination in White-Tailed Deer Jacques Fuselier, DVM, DABVP, DACT Paul A. Whittington, DVM Whittington Veterinary Clinic Introduction There are many factors that affect pregnancy results following artificial insemination (A.I.) in White-tailed Deer (WTD).  Understanding these factors help White-Tailed Deer producers and veterinarians improve the success of…
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Campylobacter in Cattle and Sheep

Campylobacter jejuni is the most commonly isolated bacterial pathogen associated with diarrhoea in the UK (Ketley 1997) and other industrialized countries (Mead et al. 1999). Historically, the North-west region of England has had a higher than average rate of infection (Jones and Telford 1991) but otherwise the data in that area reflect the trends observed…
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Clostridial Diseases in Cattle

Clostridial organisms are, for the most part, normal flora of cattle and only become problematic with dietary stress, injury, changes in management, parasitism or other unusual circumstances that set up a favorable growth environment and result in production of potent toxins. While some of the diseases rarely, if ever, occur in the US, most others…
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Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease

A circumscribed natural outbreak of a highly fatal disease of deer, which we have designated epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD), has been studied. The disease has proven readily transmissible in deer but not in other experimental or domestic animals tested, nor in embryonating eggs or deer kidney cell cultures. The causative agent is a virus which…
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