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 […]

Mountain Lion Preying on Sheep Killed

April 5, 2017 0
April 4, 2017- A large mountain lion observed killing livestock near a family home in western Cimarron County was killed by an Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry Wildlife Services officer Saturday, April 1. […]

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. […]