E.Coli septicaemia is something we usually see in calves less than seven days old. It can cause severe scour and dehydration, meningitis and often death. Luckily, for this type of E.Coli infection, we can protect the new born by vaccinating the dam during late pregnancy and feeding the calf the […]
The deaths as a result of poor hygiene are mainly caused by calf scour. Whilst some scour in calves is the result of brand new pathogens, the main cause of scour is pathogens already on the farm being present in high enough quantities to cause infection.
It is surprising how […]
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 […]