Necropsy Update

The vet called yesterday with the results of the necropsy (that’s a veterinary autopsy) on Mary. The immediate cause of death was septic shock due to a systemic infection of streptococcus zooepidemicus (phonetic spelling on the species). This bacterium is found in the mucous membranes of all ruminants. and it’s known to cause “Alpaca Fever” … Read more