Shipping-fever

shipping fever

noun Veterinary Pathology.
a respiratory disease of cattle, caused by Pasteurella haemolytica, often spread during the shipment of livestock.
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shipping fever

noun
a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market) 
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