Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Calves with diarrhoea

Calves with diarrhoea

Calves are particularly susceptible to infection if their rearing pens are not kept clean. This is especially so if they have not received adequate colostrum (first milk) from the mother – it contains protective antibodies to fight disease. Diarrhoea or scours is an immediate sign of a problem.

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Reference: Paul Martin, Lifestyle farming in New Zealand. Nelson: Craig Potton Publishing, 2006, p. 16
Photograph by Paul Martin

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Cattle diarrhoea and related diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17516/calves-with-diarrhoea (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008