Taking down pinkeye
By: Betsy Freese
Pinkeye problems? Here's a close view at how to treat infected cattle.
Iowa veterinarian Bob Freese treats a bull for pinkeye, or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis, which is caused by the bacteria Moraxella bovis. It's one of the most common diseases of cattle & highly contagious in the summer. If untreated, it can cause blindness. Many factors contribute to the development of the disease.