Heartwater – Infectious & Non Contagious

Heartwater is an infectious, noncontagious, tickborne rickettsial disease of ruminants. The disease is seen only in areas infested by ticks of the genus Amblyomma. It is one of the most important diseases of livestock in Africa. This tick-borne illness can significantly decrease productivity in regions where it is endemic. It is particularly serious in non-indigenous livestock that are moved into […]

Continue Reading