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Bacterial diseases

Bacteria are microorganisms that can cause infection. They are the cause of many diseases in sheep and goats. On this page, links are arranged alphabetically by disease: anthrax, arthritis, brucellosis, caseous lymphadenitis (CL), clostridial diseases, contagious agalactia, e. coli scours, enterotoxemia, general, Johne's disease, listeriosis, (bacterial) meningitis, mycoplasmas, pinkeye, (bacterial) pneumonia, Q fever, and tetanus.


Go to Reproductive Problems Page.


Anthrax - North Dakota State University
Anthrax - Western Australia
Anthrax - World Health Organisation (WHO)
[PDF] Anthrax: general information and vaccination - USDA APHIS
Anthrax in animals - Victoria, Australia
Backgrounder: anthrax - AVMA
Goat anthrax - eXtension
What is anthrax and what causes it? - GoatWorld


Arthritis - GoatWisdom
[PDF] Arthritis - National Goat Handbook (scroll down menu)
[PDF] Bacterial arthritis in lambs - NSW, Australia
Arthritis in sheep - Flock & Herd Case Notes
[PDF] Erysipelas arthritis in sheep - Pfizer Animal Health
Septic arthritis - Merck Veterinary Manual
[PDF] Sheep arthritis - Western Australia
Suppurative arthritis in sheep - Queensland, Australia


[PPT] Brucellosis - Iowa State University
[PDF] Brucellosis - Iowa State University
Brucellosis in sheep - Merck Veterinary Manual
Brucellosis in sheep - Tasmania, Australia
[PDF] Caprine and ovine brucellosis - World Org. for Animal Health
Epididymitis -> go to Reproductive Problems page
Managing ovine brucellosis to maximise ram fertility - Queensland, Australia
Ovine brucellosis - NSW, Australia | PDF
Ovine brucellosis - Victoria, Australia | PDF
[PDF] Ovine brucellosis - Western Australia
Ovine brucellosis in Alberta

Caseous lymphadenitis
(CL, cheesy gland, boils)

Caseous lymphadenitis - GoatWorld
[PDF] Caseous lymphadentitis - LSU Ag Center
Caseous lymphadenitis - Onion Creek Ranch
Caseous lymphadenitis - Organic Vet
[PDF] Caseous lymphadenitis - Pipestone Vet Clinic
[PDF] Caseous lymphadenitis - Texas A&M University
[PDF] Caseous lymphadenitis and pinkeye - National Goat Handbook
[PDF] Caseous lymphadenitis FAQs - Pfizer Animal Health
[PDF] CL: what to do after diagnosis is confirmed - UC Davis
[PDF] Caseous lymphadenitis, cheesy gland, etc. - Navajo Sheep Project
Caseous lymphadenitis: contagious abscesses - Ohio Sheep Team
Caseous lymphadenitis: emerging problem - Moredun Foundation
Caseous lymphadenitis in goats and sheep - Alabama Coop. Extension | PDF
Caseous lymphadenitis - Colorado Serum Company
Caseous lymphadenitis in sheep - NADIS UK | PDF
Caseous lymphadenitis in sheep and goats - Kansas State University
Caseous lymphadenitis in sheep and goats - Merck Veterinary Manual
[PDF] Caseous lymphadenitis in small ruminants - University of Arkansas
Caseous lymphadenitis: is it a problem in your flock or herd? - NDSU
CL: what is it and how is it treated? -
Caseous lymphadenitis: managing with formalin - Onion Creek Ranch
[PDF] Cheesy gland in sheep and goats - Western Australia
Goat health: caseous lymphadenitis (cheesy gland) - NSW, Australia | PDF
Use of an autogenous vaccine in the tx of CL in goats (

Clostridial diseases (other)

[PDF] Black diseases FAQs - Pfizer Animal Health
Blackleg - C.A.H.L.
Blackleg - Merck Veterinary Manual
[PDF] Blackleg and malignant edema control - University of Arizona
[PDF] Blackleg and other clostridial diseases - Univ. Arkansas
[PDF] Botulism - DAFF South Africa
Botulism - Merck Veterinary Manual
Botulism on the farm - Tasmania, Australia
[PDF] Botulism poisoning in cattle in the Northern Territory
[PDF] Clostridial diseases - Iowa Beef Center
[PDF] Clostridial diseases - Meat Promotion Wales
Clostridial diseases - Organic Vet
[PDF] Clostridial diseases - Republic of South Africa
[PDF] Clostridial diseases of cattle and sheep - N. Ireland
[PDF] Clostridial diseases of livestock - Victoria, Australia
Clostidial diseases of livestock - Out West Mfg.
[PDF] Clostridial diseases of small ruminants: a review - Vet. Res.
Clostridal Enteric Disease Unit @ University of Arizona
Malignant edema - Merck Veterinary Manual

Contagious agalactia

Agalactia in sheep and goats - GoatConnection
[PDF] Contagious agalactia - Iowa State University
[PDF] Contagious agalactia - World Organisation for Animal Health
Contagious agalactia and other mycoplasmal masticides
[PDF] Contagious agalactia by Mycoplasma agalactiae . . . - Braz. J. Micro
[PDF] Contagious agalactia of sheep and goats: a review
[PDF] Contagious agalactia of sheep and goats - Public Health Info.

E. coli scours (watery mouth)

Go to lamb and kid diseases page.


[PDF] Clostridium perfringins in animal disease: a review - Can Vet J
Clostridium perfringins in domestic farm animals - Colorado Serum Company
Clostridium perfringins type C enteritis - Merck Veterinary Manual
[PDF] Determination of clostridium perfringins toxin-types...
[PDF] Diagnosis of Clostridium Perfringins Infections... J. Vet. Diag. Invest.
Enterotoxemia - GoatWorld
Enterotoxemia - Jack & Anita Maudlin's Boer Goats
Enterotoxemia - Merck Veterinary Manual
[PDF] Enterotoxemia - Pipestone Vet Clinic
[PDF] Enterotoxemia - National Goat Handbook (scroll down menu)
Enterotoxemia, clostridial diseases of the stomach and small int.
Enterotoxemia caused by clostridium perfringins types B and C - Merck
[PDF] Enterotoxemia in an 18 month old goat - J Venom Anim Toxins
Enterotoxemia in kids and adults - Kinne's Mini's
[PDF] Enterotoxemia in lambs - University of Nebraska
Enterotoxemia in sheep and goats - Alabama Coop. Extension | PDF
[PDF] Enterotoxemia (overeating disease) of Lambs - Iowa State University
Enterotoxemia of sheep and goats - Colo. St. Univ. | PDF
Enterotoxemia or pulpy kidney - Goat dairying for income
Enterotoxemia (pulpy kidney) - ACGA Goat Notes
Lamb dysentery - Prondil Lab Biotech
[PDF] Overeating disease - Pipestone Vet Clinic
[PDF] Preventing overeating disease in lambs
[PDF] Prevention of lamb dystentery
Pulpy kidney - Ag Res Council, South Africa
[PDF] Pulpy kidney disease FAQs - Pfizer Animal Health
Pulpy kidney in sheep and goats - Manitoba, Canada
Pulpy kidney in sheep and goats - Queensland, Australia
Type D enterotoxemia - Merck Veterinary Manual

Footrot and scald

Go to Hoof care page.


Bacterial diseases of sheep - Molecular Diag Services
[PDF] Control of animal diseases caused by bacteria: principles...
Introduction: Bacterial diseases - Merck

Johne's Disease (paratuberculosis)

Diagnostic tests for Ovine Johne's Disease - Victoria, Australia
[PDF] Ewe:lamb transmission ovine johne's disease - MLA
International Assocation for Paratuberculosis
Johne's disease - Animal Health Australia
Johne's disease - Australian Cashmere Goat Association
Johne's disease - Alberta, Canada
[PDF] Johne's disease - National Goat Handbook (scroll down menu)
Johne's disease - Onion Creek Ranch
[PDF] Johne's disease - Republic of South Africa
Johne's disease in sheep - Moredun Foundation
Johne's disease in sheep - Ontario, Canada
[PDF] Johne's disease in sheep - USDA APHIS
Johne's disease in sheep and goats - GoatWorld
Johne's disease in sheep and goats - Ohio State University
Johne's Disease Integrated Programs (JDIP)
[PDF] Johne's disease of sheep and goats - Manitoba, Canada
[PDF] Johne's Disease Q & A for Goat Owners new link
[PDF] Johne's Disease Q & A for Sheep Owners new link
Johne's Information Center @ University of Wisconsin recommended
Johne's Information Central recommended
Johne's disease or paratuberculosis - University of Missouri
[PPT] Johne's disease: should I be concerned - Penn State University
Ovine Johne's disease - Meat & Livestock Australia
Ovine Johne's disease - NSW, Australia
Ovine Johne's disease - Tasmania, Australia
Ovine Johne's disease in sheep - Western Australia
Vaccination against Johne's disease in sheep - Cornell University
What is OJD? - Victoria, Australia
Why control Ovine Johne's disease? - Victoria, Australia

Joint ill

Go to Lamb and Kid disease page.

Listeriosis (circling disease)

Discussion of listeriosis (Penn State) - GoatConnection
Encephalitic listeriosis in goats - Purdue University
Goat polio or listeriosis? - Onion Creek Ranch
Goat listeriosis or circling disease - Devon Fine Fibres
[PDF] Listeriosis - Large Animal Veterinary Rounds
Listeriosis - Merck Veterinary Manual
Listeriosis - Organic Vet
Nervous disease in sheep - NADIS UK | PDF
Listeriosis - Purdue University class project
Listeriosis caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes
Listeriosis (circling disease) - Alabama Coop. Extension | PDF
Listeriosis SOP - Cornell University


Go to mastitis page.

(Bacterial) meningitis

Meningitis and encephalitits - Merck Veterinary Manual


Diseases caused by mycoplasma - Smallstock in Development
[PDF] Mycoplasma infection in a commercial dairy goat herd
[PDF] Mycoplasmas of goats and sheep - J. Vet. Diag. Invest.


Diagnosing and treating pinkeye - GoatWorld
Eye diseases in sheep - NADIS UK | PDF
Infectious keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye) by Susan Schoenian
Infectious keratoconjunctivitis - Merck Veterinary Manual
Keratoconjunctivitis - Organic Vet
Pinkeye - Evening Star Farm
Pinkeye - GoodGoats
[PDF] Pinkeye - Smithton Vet Service
Pinkeye in goats - Alabama Coop. Extension | PDF
Pinkeye in goats - Onion Creek Ranch
Pinkeye in sheep - Daneke Club Lambs
Pinkeye SOP - Cornell University
Treating pinkeye in goats - Bar None Meat Goats


Aspiration pneumonia - Merck Veterinary Manual
Bacterial pneumonia in goats - Alabama Coop. Extension | PDF
Breakout from pneumonia outbreaks - Washington State University
Diseases of the respiratory system ... - University of Wyoming
Diseases of the respiratory system - VEIN
[PDF] Lamb pneumonia - Navajo Sheep Project
[PDF] Pasteurella vaccination of ewes - Iowa State University
Pasteurellosis - Organic Vet
[PDF] Pneumonia - Iowa State University
Pneumonia in goats - National Pygmy Goat Association
Pneumonia in goats - Onion Creek Ranch
[PDF] Pneumonia in sheep - Beef + Sheep New Zealand
Pneumonia in sheep - Ontario, Canada
[PDF] Pneumonia in sheep and goats - Colorado Vet Extension
The most common causes of pneumonia ... - King Faisal University
[PDF] Respiratory disease - Pipestone Vet Clinic
Respiratory disease in adult and yearling sheep - NADIS UK | PDF
[PDF] Respiratory diseases in goats and sheep - DAFF S.A.
[PDF] Respiratory disease of sheep and goats - Manitoba, Canada
Respiratory diseases of sheep and goats: an intro - Merck Veterinary Manual
[PDF] Respiratory tract diseases - National Goat Handbook (scroll down menu)

Q fever

[PDF] Ovine abortion due to Coxiella burnetii infection - J Vet Diag Invest.
Q fever - Merck Veterinary Manual
Q fever - Ontario, Canada
[PDF, FLYER] Q fever - World Organisation for Animal Health
Q fever backgrounder - AVMA
Q fever in an Indiana goat herd - Animal Disease Diagostic Lab
[PDF] Q fever information for farmers
[PDF] Q fever in goats - Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
[PDF] Q fever in goats, sheep, and people - University of Wyoming
A sample of Q fever information -


[PDF] Goat health: tetanus - NSW, Australia
Tetanus - Merck Veterinary Manual
Tetanus - Onion Creek Ranch
[PDF] Tetanus - Pipestone Vet Clinic
Tetanus - Queensland, Australia
[PDF] Tetanus disease information - Novartis
[PDF] Tetanus FAQs - Pfizer Animal Health
Tetanus in farm animals - Colorado Serum Company
Tetanus in sheep and goats - Queensland, Australia
Tetanus questions - Out West Mfg. | tetanus info page
[PDF] Tetanus vaccination tips - Champaign Co. Goat Council

Goat with abscess
Abscesses can be caused by different types of bacteria.