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Bovine hypertensive syndrome in mature cows

Bovine hypertensive syndrome in mature cows

Bovine hypertensive syndrome in mature cows Unusual presentation: Thirteen cows died or became recumbent within two weeks of being drafted and put onto supplementary feed. Time and location:  November 2020, northern WA​. Case definition: Ataxia, recumbency and death...
Paralysis tick kills 22 cows

Paralysis tick kills 22 cows

Paralysis tick kills 22 cows Unusual presentation: 22 Brahman cows from a mob of 40 die after moving to a new property. Above: One of the Brahman cows found dead in the paddock. Time and location:  Far North Queensland, September 2020. Case definition: Recently...
Ill-thrift in horses due to suspect plant toxicity

Ill-thrift in horses due to suspect plant toxicity

Ill-thrift in horses due to suspect plant toxicity Unusual presentation: Twelve horses in a herd of 30 dull and lethargic. Time and location: October 2019, Longreach Queensland. Case definition: Horses of any age (from 2 to 16 years) with rough coats and in poor body...
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...
Deaths at mustering – possible metabolic

Deaths at mustering – possible metabolic

Deaths at mustering – possible metabolic Unusual presentation:  The station had repeated events of cows in good body condition going down during mustering and dying. Time and location: April 2018, Barkly Tableland Queensland. Case definition:Cows in body score of 3.5...