Farm Animals

Farm animals (cattle, sheep, alpacca, llama, goats, pigs) may be affected by a number of eye conditions, where consultation by the veterinary ophthalmologist is indicated. Some diseases affect only one animal, while other diseases (infectious or inherited) may be a flock problem.Farm animals (cattle, sheep, alpacca, llama, goats, pigs) may be affected by a number of eye conditions, where consultation by the veterinary ophthalmologist is indicated. Some diseases affect only one animal, while other diseases (infectious or inherited) may be a flock problem.
Individual animals may be seen at the Animal Eye Clinic in Medford, New Jersey. Larger farm animals are most commonly examined on the farm.

Nubian goats and sheep commonly are affected with entropion (rolling of the eyelid- resulting in corneal irritation).Cattle are commonly affected with: squamous cell carcinoma (cancer eye), uveitis (inflammation in the eye), keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye), inherited diseases (including cataract and strabismus).Alpacca/Llama: may be affected with a number of conditions, but are most commonly seen for inherited ocular disease such as cataract.