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Several calves have dropped dead, no signs of sickness just keeled over. On open pasture, good weather, still nursing, 3-4 mos old, vet says looks like a fast acting pneumonia, what would cause this? No stressors or other illness, can people catch it?
 
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> Several calves have dropped dead,
> no signs of sickness just keeled
> over. On open pasture, good
> weather, still nursing, 3-4 mos
> old, vet says looks like a fast
> acting pneumonia, what would cause
> this? No stressors or other
> illness, can people catch it? Have you really seen one die? How are they acting just prior to death?

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> I have never witnessed a fast
> acting pneumonia could be
> though.Do you give blackleg shots
> to your calves?

Thats what I'm thinking, maybe C&D.

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