Pulpy kidney

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Pulpy kidney

  1. 1. Daniel Rentsch
  2. 2.  Pulpy kidney is caused by the bacteria Clostridium perfringens Type D. The bacterium multiplies in the intestines, and produces a toxin that is absorbed into the blood
  3. 3.  Pulpy kidney most commonly occurs in sheep, goat, cattle and it is located in the kidney.
  4. 4.  A sheep suffering from pulpy kidney does not usually display very obvious symptoms. The animal just dies suddenly.
  5. 5.  This can be caused by increased feed intake, new or better pasture, dramatic change in diet, or grain based diets.
  6. 6.  Yes, it can be spread by bacteria
  7. 7.  How is the disease treated? level teaspoonful of flower of sulphur
  8. 8.  Put the sheep in shorter grass or vaccinate them 5-in-1 for pulpy kidney tetanus
  9. 9.  Enterotoxaemia or another name is the overeating disease
  10. 10.  http://www2.dpi.qld.gov.au/sheep/8179.htm l http://www.elsenburg.com/info/els/007/007 e.html http://www.gunnedahvet.com.au/documents /PulpyKidneyfinaldraft.pdf

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