Pinkeye in Cattle (Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivities (IBK))
Pinkeye is a highly contagious, infectious bacterial disease of the eye of cattle caused by Moraxella bovis (M. bovis). It is not a fatal disease but can have marked economic impact world wide.
Clinical Symptoms of Pinkeye are lacrimation, varying degrees of corneal opacity, and ulceration. Pinkeye Cattle Disease is transmitted by direct contact between cattle and insect vectors (especially flies). Treatment for Pinkeye Cattle Disease consists of antibiotics, topical powders, topical sprays, and SHUTEYE PATCHES. Shuteye Patches aid in protecting the eye, while healing is taking place.
Causes: M. bovis is the primary bacterial agent. Other
Transmission: Direct contact, flies, and animate objects.
Symptoms: Swelling, redness, excessive tearing, and sometimes corneal opacity, with resulting corneal rupture.
Treatment: Antibiotics, eye ointment, and covering the eye with a SHUT_EYE Patch
Prevention: Fly control, weed and grass management, and immunization are some options.
Where to buy
- Animal Express - www.animalhealthexpress.com
- Animal Health International - www.animalhealthinternational.com
- Animal Health Stores
- Call for Dealer Locations
- Call for Distributor Locations
- Durvet - www.durvet.com
- Farmers Farmacy - www.farmersfarmacy.com
- Livestock Concepts - www.livestockconcepts.com
- Nasco - enasco.com
- MWI Veterinary Supply - Distributor to Veterinary Clinics - www.mwivet.com
- Shoof International, Ltd - www.shoof.co.nz
- Tractor Supply Company
- Veterinary Clinics