Pinkeye in Cattle

By: Jennifer Ryan
November, 2016

A new strain of Moraxella is causing more incidence of pinkeye in cattle 

Pinkeye in cattle can cause deep discounts at sale time by destroying the cornea of the animal’s eye. Pinkeye has historically been caused by the bacteria Moraxella bovis, but there’s a new strain circulating through herds today – Moraxella bovoculi – that’s causing producers to pull out all the stops to prevent the disease in their herds.


Categories: Livestock Winter 2016, Livestock, Pinkeye, Moraxella


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