Hemorrhagic bowel syndrome (hbs), also known as jejunal hemorrhage syndrome, is on the rise. The USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System reports that from 1996 to 2002, the reported number of cases spiked dramatically (please see the chart at right).

Your veterinarian learned more about HBS — including clinical signs of the disease and possible etiology —in the February issue of our sister publication Bovine Veterinarian. Ask him about it.