5 key points in understanding and managing coccidiosis

Posted on July 14, 2022 in Dairy Goat Performance
By Dr. Danielle Mzyk, Janesville Animal Medical Center associate veterinarian | Coccidiosis is caused by microscopic protozoan parasites called coccidian (Eimeria spp.). These parasites cause severe damage to the intestinal cells of goats, leading to diarrhea, clinical disease, and reduced growth and production. Here are five key points in understanding and managing coccidiosis.