Definition of redwater in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛdwɔːtə
(also redwater fever)


[mass noun]
The disease babesiosis in cattle.
More example sentences
  • Such other clostridials include black disease, blackleg, braxy, bacterial redwater and tetanus.
  • The discovery that redwater and East Coast fever in cattle, as well as heartwater in sheep, were carried by ticks and not directly contagious like rinderpest, entrenched dipping as a major prophylaxis throughout the country.
  • ‘These lethal bacteria, which are called ‘clostridials’, are responsible for a number of diseases, including blackleg, bacterial redwater, tetanus and other sudden death diseases.

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