black scour

black scour

[′blak ‚skau̇r]
(veterinary medicine)
Hemorrhagic enteritis of sheep, swine, and cattle, usually associated with a heavy worm burden but sometimes caused by bacterial infection.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The lambs were very healthy when born and the mothers had loads of milk, but they started getting black scours and just gave up".