Small ruminant ophthalmology
The eyes have it
Keywords:sheep, goat, keratoconjunctivitis, entropion, ophthalmology
Infectious keratoconjunctivitis (pinkeye) is a common problem in sheep and goats. Several etiologies as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment, and control are considered. Entropion is an important differential diagnosis, especially in young animals with eye irritation, and several inexpensive treatment methods are described. Additionally, causes of exophthalmosis, important causes of central blindness, and field enucleation are presented.