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Animal Health News

Monday, August 29, 2022

NY: Neorickettisa risticii, the causative agent of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF), is a seasonal pathogen that causes fever and life-threatening colitis leading to laminitis in...


Friday, August 5, 2022

Theileria orientalis genotype Ikeda, an emerging protozoan parasite that causes bovine infectious anemia, has been found on a dairy farm in Genesee County, New York. It has...


Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Strongyloides sp. has been identified as a cause of...


Monday, June 13, 2022

Multi-drug-resistant (MDR) canine hookworms are becoming more prevalent in the United States. Of the three hookworm species typically found in canids, Ancylostoma caninum is...


Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Cache Valley Fever (CVF) causes abortions, malformed fetuses, infertility, and congenital abnormalities in sheep and goats. The CVF virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and is endemic in...


Tuesday, February 22, 2022


On February 19, 2022, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (...


Thursday, December 23, 2021


(NY) Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) was diagnosed in four cows on a small dairy farm in NY. The cows presented with fever, decreased appetite, drooling, swollen coronary bands and...


Monday, September 13, 2021

(NY) A 4-month old quarter horse foal was found down in the field with markedly distended and firm epaxial and gluteal muscles. Initial bloodwork and urinalysis revealed marked...


Thursday, July 22, 2021


(NY) An embryo-transfer calf was aborted at 236 days of gestation at a dairy farm that primarily uses embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and artificial insemination for...


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

(NY) Two pregnant captive deer on a small farm in northern NY were found dead over the course of two weeks. They had shown signs of weight loss and hair loss prior to death. Field...


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