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Suspect Chillagoe disease in horses

Suspect Chillagoe disease in horses

Suspect Chillagoe disease in horses Unusual presentation: Neurological signs and multiple mortalities of horses. Above: Reddening of the mucosa with erosions and areas of thickening Time and location: October 2019, Barcoo region of Queensland. Case definition: Horses...
Lead poisoning in heifer mob

Lead poisoning in heifer mob

Lead poisoning in heifer mob Unusual presentation: A reportable disease – lead poisoning in a small mob of heifers. Time and location: September 2019, Katherine NT. Case definition: Four heifers in a mob of 21 died shortly after showing acute neurological signs...
Botulism as likely cause of paralysis and death

Botulism as likely cause of paralysis and death

Botulism as likely cause of paralysis and death Unusual presentation: Ongoing, unexplained deaths in disease investigations from two independent practices. Paralysis differentials Lab diagnosis of botulism CASE A: Twelve of 370 brahman bullocks die over several weeks....