Category: Caprids

Posted in Bovids Caprids Gastrointestinal Ovine Viral

๐๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ž๐ญ๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ฎ๐ž is a viral infection, caused by ๐›๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ž๐ญ๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ฎ๐ž ๐ฏ๐ข๐ซ๐ฎ๐ฌ. The virus gets its name because it can cause ๐œ๐ฒ๐š๐ง๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ (blue tinge to the tissue) of the tongue! Weird.

Posted in Bacterial Caprids Female Reproductive Ovine

๐ ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ is a bacterial disease that is considered highly ๐ฉ๐š๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ ๐ž๐ง๐ข๐œ (easily causes disease). In fact, it is so infectious that it has been listed as a potential biological warfare agent! Just one bacterium is enough to cause serious disease in humans.

Posted in Bovids Caprids Gastrointestinal Integument Ovine Suids Viral

๐…๐จ๐จ๐ญ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก ๐๐ข๐ฌ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž (FMD) is a viral disease of significant economic importance in food production species. Outbreaks of this disease can have disastrous consequences for agriculture, such as the 2001 outbreak in the United Kingdom that was estimated to cost ยฃ๐Ÿ– ๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง and resulted in the destruction of more than ๐Ÿ” ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง sheep and cattle.

Posted in Caprids Gastrointestinal Ovine Parasitic

๐๐š๐ซ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฅ๐ž ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐ฌ are more scientifically known as ๐‡๐š๐ž๐ฆ๐จ๐ง๐œ๐ก๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฌ. They are referred to as โ€œbarber poleโ€ because the female worms are predominantly red, with some of the internal organs showing as bright white striping on the surface. Cool!

Posted in Bacterial Caprids Hematopoietic Ovine

๐‚๐š๐ฌ๐ž๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ก๐š๐๐ž๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ฌ is an extremely common disease, caused by a bacterial infection. In this disease, the lymph nodes become infected (lymphadenitis) and turn cheesy (caseous). Yumย 

Posted in Caprids Integument Ovine Viral

๐Ž๐ซ๐Ÿ is viral disease that can be found throughout the world! It also goes by the names ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ ๐ข๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ก๐ฒ๐ฆ๐š or ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ ๐ข๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ซ ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ฌ.

Posted in Bovids Caprids Liver and Biliary Ovine Parasitic

๐†๐ข๐š๐ง๐ญ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ค๐ž๐ฌ are a ๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐๐ž (fluke) found in ๐œ๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐๐ฌ (deer, moose, elk) in North America. These parasites are typically found in the liver of affected animals, hence the name.

Posted in Bacterial Bovids Caprids Hematopoietic Ovine

๐€๐ง๐ญ๐ก๐ซ๐š๐ฑ is a bacterial disease that causes severe ๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ฌ (inflammation of the lymphatic vessels) and ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฉ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐ข๐š (blood infection), and has a high mortality rate.

Posted in Caprids Gastrointestinal Ovine Parasitic

๐‚๐จ๐œ๐œ๐ข๐๐ข๐š๐ง๐ฌ are a type of protozoan that live within cells. The most common coccidians we think about are ๐„๐ข๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐š and ๐ˆ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐š in our production animal species. These parasites have a ๐ญ๐ซ๐จ๐ฉ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฆ for intestinal cells, meaning they specifically seek out that location to live!

Posted in Caprids Neoplastic Ovine Respiratory

๐„๐ง๐ณ๐จ๐จ๐ญ๐ข๐œ ๐ง๐š๐ฌ๐š๐ฅ ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ is a form of ๐ง๐š๐ฌ๐š๐ฅ ๐š๐๐ž๐ง๐จ๐œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ข๐ง๐จ๐ฆ๐š (tumour of the glandular tissue of the nose) that is caused by a viral infection.