IBK (pinkeye) in Black Angus Cattle

dc.contributor.author Tait, Richard
dc.contributor.author Rodriguez, Jose
dc.contributor.author Reecy, James
dc.contributor.author Hassen, Abebe
dc.contributor.author Tait, Richard
dc.contributor.author Reecy, James
dc.date 2018-02-13T08:17:03.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T03:54:50Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T03:54:50Z
dc.date.copyright Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2007
dc.date.embargo 2013-04-02
dc.date.issued 2007-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), commonly known as pinkeye, is a contagious bacterial disease that affects cattle worldwide. IBK is characterized by excessive tearing, inflammation of the conjunctiva, and ulceration of the cornea. In severe cases, perforation of the cornea may occur, leading to permanent blindness. The incidence rates reported in the ISU beef herd range from 30–52% in the last four years(Figure 1). As a result of the economic impact of pinkeye in the cattle industry, estimated at $150 million/year, the lack of effective treatments against the disease and the increased demand for‘organic’ products, research in the area of disease resistance is needed. The objectives of our study were: a) to estimate genetic parameters that could aid in the selection of cattle resistant to IBK; b) to evaluate the effects of pinkeye on production traits; and c)to study immunologic factors involved in ocular defense mechanisms.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 1888
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/36870
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural Science
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Animal Sciences
dc.subject.keywords Animal Science
dc.title IBK (pinkeye) in Black Angus Cattle
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