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Cattle health
Conditions associated with Mycoplasma bovis
  1. Neil M. Howie
  1. The Laurels, Chapel Lane, Ravensmoor, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 8PT
  1. e-mail: neilvethowie{at}

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FOLLOWING the letter from Strugnell and others (2013), reporting caseous lesions in the pharyngeal region and clinical signs associated with Mycoplasma bovis in dairy calves, I report some investigations that associated clinical conditions with M bovis in Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

These investigations followed the report by Foster and others (2009) which demonstrated an association between otitis in dairy calves and M bovis. I became aware that on 12 farms that experienced high calf morbidity and disease, 10 had blind quartered …

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