Monthly Disease Update

Welcome to our monthly round up of diseases that can affect your livestock

In association with the National Animal Disease Information Service (NADIS) each month we will bring you up to date with current disease trends in our webinars. Just click on the link at the bottom of the page to view the webinars.

December 2015 Webinars

Parasite Forecast

This month’s webinar focuses on liver fluke in sheep and cattle and worms and lice infestations in sheep.

Disease Alert

With milk prices still in a slump, many producers are increasing yields to maintain profitability, but beware pushing cows into Sub Acute Rumen Acidosis. As ewes get closer to lambing and the weather gets colder twin lamb disease could also be an issue. In this month’s webinar, James Aitken of Orchard Veterinary Group discusses these two important conditions.

Sheep Abortion

Lambs can be lost at any point during pregnancy. In this webinar, Peers Davies MA VetMB MRCVS, discusses the causes of sheep abortion and what should be done to prevent and treat it.

Identifying and Treating the Abnormally Cycling Cow

In this webinar, Dr Richard Laven, Associate Professor of Production Animal Health at Massey University discusses how aneostrus, ovarian cysts and delayed ovulation significantly affect fertility.

Target and Benchmarking

In this webinar, Dr Richard Laven, Associate Professor of Production Animal Health at Massey University discusses how big an issue is poor fertility.

Coccidiosis in Lambs

In this webinar, Dr Fiona Lovatt, RCVS Recognised Specialist in Sheep Health and Production discusses the effects, causes and treatment of Coccidiosis in lambs.

Coccidiosis in Calves

In this webinar, Dr Richard Laven, Associate Professor of Production Animal Health at Massey University discusses the effects, causes and treatment of Coccidiosis in calves.

Oestrus Detection in Cattle

In this webinar, Dr Richard Laven, Associate Professor of Production Animal Health at Massey University disscuses oestrus detection – inseminating more cows at the right time.

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