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Lice

obovis
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Vetstream Ltd

James Breen

Synonym(s): Pediculosis


Lice

If your cattle have lice, you may notice them scratching, rubbing, or licking more than usual. You may also notice hair loss over the neck and/or shoulders. If you look closely, you will see lice on the coat.

Bovicola chewing louse ©Wiley 

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