silly question

Discussion in 'Goat Management' started by countryboy, May 30, 2010.

  1. countryboy

    countryboy New Member

    167
    Dec 7, 2008
    Can goats get CL from cows?
     
  2. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    to my knowledge yes they can
     

  3. countryboy

    countryboy New Member

    167
    Dec 7, 2008
    You always answer. Thank you. I did not know if there were different types of CL.
     
  4. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    I try :)

    CL is also called pigeon fever in horses = its the same thing

    humans can get CL as well
     
  5. liz

    liz Well-Known Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Shelocta PA
    From what I found out with reading and tons of research, there are so many different strains of the bacteria that causes Cl, and it is not picky about species when it comes into contact with a host. It depends on the animal as far as the where and how it develops or is transmitted.