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Understanding Pinkeye in Cattle

Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) or “Pinkeye” is a costly disease for the beef producer.  Preventing the disease is difficult because many factors are involved in the development of pinkeye including environment, season of the year, concurrent diseases, the strain of bacteria involved, and the animal’s genetic makeup and immune system.  Once pinkeye begins, it is highly contagious and can spread rapidly within the herd.  Careful attention to control of contributing factors and prompt, effective treatment in the face of an outbreak are necessary to reduce the spread and limit the damaging effects of the disease....



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