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  • 1 Newman Specialty VetPath, Hicksville, NY
  • | 2 Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • | 3 Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
History

A 12-year-old 62-kg Finn-Shetland crossbreed ewe was euthanized (captive bolt followed by exsanguination from the carotid artery) because of the recent progression of a mammary mass. The ewe was from a small farm flock from which fleeces were harvested yearly. The ewe had not been bred or had any offspring for the past 5 years but was deemed by the owner to have been healthy, with a good appetite, activity level, and behavior. The flock was maintained on pasture (approx 2 acres with paster rotation) year-round, with the diet supplemented by corn and hay during the colder months of

Contributor Notes

Corresponding author: Dr. Newman (pathvet1@yahoo.com)