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Keeping one step ahead of Salmonella this Autumn…

Around the Autumn Equinox we often see an increase in Salmonella cases with greater inclement weather and closer cow contact. Vicky goes through why and how best to keep on top of it in the coming weeks.

The main cost of Salmonella infection comes from decreased milk yield in subclinically […]

2020-10-15T14:25:24+00:00October 15th, 2020|Beef, Dairy, Infectious Diseases, Youngstock|

Mycobacterium Avium Paratuberculosis – Johne’s

…also known as MAP, the bacteria which causes Johne’s Disease.

This small bacterium was first described in the late 19th century. Initially it was believed cattle were the sole hosts but we now know MAP infects a range of other species including sheep and goats.

Many of you will be familiar with […]

2018-12-11T12:50:34+00:00December 11th, 2018|Beef, Dairy, Infectious Diseases|
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