Neospora caninum is heartbreaker for cow/calf operators

A protozoan parasite that causes spontaneous abortions, stillborn calves and premature births in cattle is a growing concern in northern Minnesota. Neospora caninum (ka-ni-num) can enter a cowherd when wolves, coyotes, fox or dogs feed on placenta, dead calves or deer that contain the parasite. When the canines defecate, the parasite egg is transferred to […]