Diseases Attacking Cattle Raising Industry

There are always diseases present and animals aren’t exempted no matter where we are in the world. When you are into cattle raising you have to be careful not to let your livestock get infected with these diseases because some of these are fatal which in turn causes and immediate and an unexpected death of your animal.

Anthrax is the number one cattle killer for instance. Thsi is considered a highly contagious and infectious disease brought on by bacteria that attacks not just animals but also human. Anthrax can be fatal as it will just take hours after the infection animals or human will immediately die, blood will come out from all natural body openings from the animal or person. Since this is a very infectious disease people are cautioned to be careful in handling your animals infected with anthrax. Vaccine for anthrax is the best antidote. If you are into this cattle raising business, make sure you know this.

Anaplasmosis is another deadly diseases for cattles. This is a disease in the blood it isn’t contagious and will be transmitted only through mosquitoes, ticks and needles or any contaminated instrument. Parasite attacks red blood cells causing anemia and finally death if unattended. Bovine Virus symptoms of this disease are fever, diarrhea and pneumonia, it proves to be fatal for new born calves.

Backleg on the other hand is a disease usually affects a young cattle it isn’t contagious, it is transmitted through ingestion, there will be swelling all over its body and within 24-48 hours the animal dies. Calf Scours, Bloat, FMD, Footrot etc. These are just some of the lists of fatal cattle diseases attacking cattle and pose a problem in cattle raising business.

Safety measures can be applied to prevent these diseases. If you are into cattle raising you have to be very sensitive and observant together with your livestock to take notice if you will find something wrong with them. For those who have noticed something different from their usual behavior, you shouldn’t take time. Go to your veterinarian immediately. Allow the veterinarian give them vaccines as it is often a very effective way to protect your livestock and to save those who are already infected. Proper hygiene with the animals and the place they were kept is a must. Make sure that the forage or feed they eat are neat and properly washed.

Having done this you can ensure yourself your cattle raising business will be fine.

Professionals know how important it is to have livestock water tanks for their cattle as well as livestock water to ensure that their cattle are getting enough liquid to stay healthy.