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BLADBovine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
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As a genetic disease, BLAD cannot be spread to humans.
This disease hit cattle breeders particularly hard, because some of the most prolific Holstein bulls were found to have the recessive gene for BLAD, which could be transferred though semen.
Smokler estimates that BLAD cost him $100,000 in losses, because he had to remove affected animals from his breeding herd.