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Black Water

Categories: Diseases and their Remedies

This is simply an exaggerated stage of the disease known as Red

Water,--to which the reader is referred in its appropriate place,--the

urine being darker in color in consequence of the admixture of venous


The symptoms are similar, though more acute. There is constipation at

first, which is followed by diarrhoea, large quantities of blood

passing away with the evacuations from the bowels; symptoms of abdominal

pain are present; the loins become extremely tender; and the animal dies

in a greatly prostrated condition.

The treatment does not differ from that prescribed in case of Red