Signs Of Bluetongue In Cattle

In September bluetongue was detected in British livestock.

The signs of bluetongue in cattle are;

  • Nasal discharge.
  • Swelling of the head and neck.
  • Conjunctivitis (runny eyes).
  • Swelling in, and ulcers, of the mouth.
  • Swollen teats.
  • Tiredness.
  • Saliva drooling out of the mouth.
  • Fever.
  • It is possible that cattle will show no signs of illness.

Source: Defra.

For more detailed information visit the Defra website.

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