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Water, water everywhere raises risk of livestock disease

Dec 20, 2007
Rushing water, stagnant ponds, or even the dry stages after wet periods can lead to outbreaks of livestock disease. Mosquitoes and biting flies, capable of carrying and transmitting diseases, thrive in the damp weather, and naturally-occurring anthrax can take a toll on livestock and wildlife when pastures dry after prolonged wet periods. Horse owners should take precautions against mosquito-transmitted diseases by having their animals vaccinated against West Nile ...

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