Cattle Question

ROBERT BOOT, HERSTON MEDICAL LIBRARY mail_boot at uqvax.cc.uq.oz.au
Thu May 27 23:47:18 EST 1993


In article <MAILQUEUE-101.930526190530.682 at holmes.imsa.edu>, MARKEY at HOLMES.IMSA.EDU ("Mia K. Markey") writes:
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>     Hello, I am seking some information for my parents.  They live
> on a farm, and recently one of their calves died of what their
> veterinarian called "screw worms".  If anyone knows what this really
> is and what causes it, I would appreciate finding out.
> 
> Thanks in advance
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Screw worms are the larvae (maggots) OF the fly Cochliomyia homininivorax.
Does that answer your question?

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