Cattle, Clostridium, Disease control
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BLACK-LEG is still a serious disease of cattle in the South West coastal region, causing deaths in young cattle.
The disease is characterised by hot swollen muscles, acute lameness and rapid death.
Cattle affected are usually 6 to 12 months old, in fat condition, and grazing on lush pastures.
Wilkinson, F C.
"Black-leg in cattle,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 10:
2, Article 9.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol10/iss2/9