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Write down symptoms of sick animals. Discuss any two diseases of cattle.

Answer :

Obvious pain or discomfort (difficulty jumping, reluctance to climb stairs, cries when being picked up)


Loss of appetite.


Increased thirst (often a sign of diabetes)


Unexplained changes in weight.


Bad breath.


Diarrhea or changes in litter contents, urinating outside the box.


Tuberculosis (TB)


Cattle with tuberculosis often become very thin over time


People can get TB from cattle by drinking infected milk


You should have your herd tested for TB every year by your state veterinarian. This involves a skin test


Animals testing positive are given a T brand on the left side of the neck


Cattle measles


Cattle measles is a stage of


a tapeworm in cattle. When


people eat infected meat which


is undercooked, they develop tapeworms in the gut


Cattle are infected when they pick up tapeworm eggs when grazing on pastures which are polluted because of unhygienic toilet practices by infected people


Infected cattle do not look sick and measles can only be seen in the meat at slaughter


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