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Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) reared its ugly head in several states this year and took many producers and veterinarians by surprise. EHD can cause severe die-offs in white-tailed deer, and can also be a concern in cattle herds. Transmitted by the Culicoides family flies (biting midges), signs of EHD in cattle, though rare, include fever, ulcers in the mouth and gums, swollen tongue, excessive salivation, and lameness or stiffness when walking. This has caused some concern as it can initially be suspected as being a foreign animal disease. South Dakota State University has been tracking EHD... View Blog Post »

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Geni Wren
Geni Wren | Geni Wren was the founding editor of Bovine Veterinarian in 1993 and associate publisher was added to her title in 2007. In Nebraska and Iowa Geni grew up in the footsteps of her veterinary pathologist father and spent several years working for veterinary clinics. A pre-veterinary student at Iowa State, Geni changed course and received a B.S. in zoology, then a B.A. in journalism/public relations. She worked for Pioneer Hi Bred International, the American National CattleWomen in Denver and for the Meyocks Benkstein agricultural public relations firm.

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