According to NDSU Extension, cattle producers are losing young calves to coccidiosis this spring. The intestinal disease commonly impacts suckling calves three to six weeks of age. Symptoms typically develop after stressful events, such as weather changes, or if the calves are in unsanitary conditions. Extension professionals recommend developing a plan with a veterinarian, which includes treatment of the infection and correcting dehydration.
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