Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content


This 2003 photograph depicts a penned cow that had been infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also referred to as mad cow disease. Note that it had isolated itself in a wet area of the pen. Behavioral changes in temperament, including nervousness or aggression, abnormal posture, incoordination and difficulty in rising, decreased milk production, and/or loss of weight, despite continued appetite, are followed by death in cattle affected by BSE.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (21.71 MB)
Content Providers(s):U.S. Dept. of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, APHIS
Creation Date:2003
Photo Credit:Dr. Art Davis
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.