Contagious Abortion of Cattle

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"Contagious abortion in cattle is a germ disease which causes the death of unborn calves and occasions annual losses of millions of dollars.... A bull may spread the germ from a diseased cow to healthy animals. One aborting cow in a herd may infect the whole herd. Every cow that shows the disease should be isolated. The fetus and all discharges should be burned or buried and the stall disinfected thoroughly. The cow should be treated systematically with mild antiseptic douches, and she should not be bred again within two months and not then if the discharge has not ceased. ... continued below

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12 p. ; 23 cm.

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Eichhorn, A. (Adolph) & Potter, George M. 1917.

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"Contagious abortion in cattle is a germ disease which causes the death of unborn calves and occasions annual losses of millions of dollars.... A bull may spread the germ from a diseased cow to healthy animals. One aborting cow in a herd may infect the whole herd. Every cow that shows the disease should be isolated. The fetus and all discharges should be burned or buried and the stall disinfected thoroughly. The cow should be treated systematically with mild antiseptic douches, and she should not be bred again within two months and not then if the discharge has not ceased. The premises should be cleaned, disinfected thoroughly, and thereafter maintained in a sanitary condition.... Details of the disease and its treatment are given in the following pages." -- p. 2

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12 p. ; 23 cm.

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"January, 1917." -- title page

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Eichhorn, A. (Adolph) & Potter, George M. Contagious Abortion of Cattle, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96439/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.