Clostridium perfringens D

Disease Overview

This is associated with enterotoxemia in cattle, and is also known as overeating disease. It is common in older calves that eat a high grain diet.

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For Clostridium perfringens D

Clinical Signs

  • Sudden deaths in best-conditioned animals
  • Circling
  • Pushing against fixed objects
  • Convulsions