A calf with coccidiosis occasionally shows nervous signs that can vary from twitching to incoordination, loss of balance, and even seizures. “This syndrome isn’t completely understood,” says Gary Zimmerman, veterinary researcher in Livingston, MT. “Some researchers believe it’s not due to the coccidia themselves, but mineral depletion from the damaged and compromised intestinal tract. Neurotoxins have also been suggested as a cause.” Such nervous signs ...

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