Anaplasma in cattle

Anaplasma is a serious disease in cattle that is spread by ticks. You may have heard it called yellow bag or yellow fever. It’s caused by the organism Anaplasma marginale which lives within red blood cells and causes severe anemia. The disease has serious ramifications in the cattle industry because it causes weight loss, lowered milk production, abortions, …

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Climate Change And Top 6 Parasites

Warmer winters are contributing to an increase in parasite populations. Parasites are having a greater number of life cycles in addition to spreading to new locations. This is affecting the health of our pets and livestock.  Climate change is in the news and for good reason. Weather patterns are changing with many areas experiencing warmer …

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