Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Johne’s disease in deer

Johne’s disease in deer

This deer has the wasted look that is a typical symptom of Johne’s disease. Animals become infected by ingesting water or pasture contaminated by the dung of infected animals. The disease may last for several months while the animal wastes away. There is no cure.

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Photograph by Colin Mackintosh

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Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Infectious and parasitic diseases of deer', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17529/johnes-disease-in-deer (accessed 28 May 2020)

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