Among the significant ones are Foot and Mouth disease, Blue-tongue, Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
, Haemorrhagic septicemia, Black quarter, Anthrax, Tuberculosis, Paratuberculosis, Rabies, Sheep and goat pox, Equine influenza, Newcastle disease, Fowl pox, Marek's disease, Infectious bursal disease, Egg drop syndrome, Infectious bronchitis, Avian infectious anemia, Infectious pericardium, Reo-viral arthritis, Inclusion body hepatitis etc.
Causes of mucosal disease, stomatitis, and fever, including bovine viral diarrhea, foot and mouth disease, and infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
, were considered, but the rate of spread and some of the clinical signs ruled out these diseases.
There is also evidence that infection with other agents such as mycoplasmas and infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
(IBR) can affect the eye and then cattle are more likely to get pinkeye," says O'Connor.