What is normal Agrosecurity activity?

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Animal Health Watch

Animal Health Watch -- When could it be more than a common illness?

Look for signs of an unusual and serious situation:

• Several animals or birds sicken at once.
• Marked drop in milk or egg production.
• Multiple unexplained sudden deaths or changed behaviors.
• Tender feet, loss of coordination.
• Head swellings, discharges, breathing difficulties or multiple sudden abortions.
• Blisters around mouth, nose, teats or hooves (cattle, pigs, sheep, goats or horses).

What to do if you notice any or all of these symptoms:

Stay put and call for help from your veterinarian, extension office or other local or state authorities.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.