Commonly a disease of young cattle (approx 1 month to 1 year old) although it can affect cattle of any age if imunocompromised. Coccidia cause severe damage to intestinal mucosa resulting in a blood scour.
- What are the causes of coccidiosis? Eimeria zeurnii, E.bovis and E.auburneusis.
- How would you diagnose coccidiosis? Send a faecal sample to laboratory/vet for diagnosis. Diagnosis may also be made based on history and clinical signs.
- How do I treat coccidiosis? All animals in any group showing symptoms will need treatment.