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It is important not to jump to conclusions when we encounter a group of animals coughing

It is important not to jump to conclusions when we encounter a group of animals coughing

It is important not to jump to conclusions when we encounter a group of animals coughing

Often during the summer I see a dramatic increase in the numbers of calves and cows coughing.

Lungworm is the most common cause. Increased stocking rates, heavier pasture burdens and tighter grazing rotations all become an issue at this time of year.

Treatment involves using an anti-parasitic product.


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