Coxiellosis (Q Fever)

April 23, 2018 0
By Barry Whitworth Since the Center for Disease Control (CDC) classified Coxiella burnetii as a potential bioterrorism agent and made it a reportable disease, it has been discovered that Q fever in humans is more […]

Johne’s Disease in Small Ruminants

November 7, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Most small ruminant producers realize that the number one health problem in sheep and goats is gastrointestinal parasites (GIP) or what is commonly referred to as “worms.” Producers have several tools such […]

Foot Infections in Sheep and Goats

July 21, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM With all the rain that has been occurring, sheep and goat producers should be observing their flocks for signs of lameness. Lame sheep or goats could indicate a problem with footrot […]

Urolithiasis in Small Ruminants

March 13, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Urolithiasis, commonly called urinary calculi, is a condition familiar to most small ruminant producers. Urolithiasis is the formation of calculi or stones in the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, […]

Caseous Lymphadenitis

October 3, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL) is a common disease found in sheep and goats. It is recognized when abscesses form in the external lymph nodes. This condition is found in sheep and goats worldwide. […]

Pregnancy Toxemia in Goats

February 14, 2016 0
By Laci Jones With spring approaching, so does kidding season. Goat owners prepare for the expected including late nights and assisted births. However, preparing for the unexpected including diseases may be challenging. Pregnancy toxemia, also […]