Sore Mouth

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Anonymous

If I remember correctly, "sore mouth" is only a disease of sheep and goats.

dunmovin farms

> I have recently noticed two of my
> goats have "sore mouth".
> They share the same pasture with
> my cattle. Can sore mouth be
> transmitted to cattle?
 
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Anonymous

Absolutely right, dun. Orf, or contagious ecthyma, is a virus affecting sheep and goats. A decent webpage which I easily found on google (ok it's from Newfoundland) is <A HREF="http://www.gov.nf.ca/agric/pubfact/orf.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://www.gov.nf.ca/agric/pubfact/orf.htm</A>
 

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