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Parasite Forecast

NADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met Office data. The Parasite Forecast outlines the parasitic challenge facing cattle and sheep in the different UK regions. This month’s webinar focuses on the Fluke Forecast for cattle and sheep, roundworms in store lambs and cattle and external parasites of sheep.

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FEATURED WEBINARS
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.


Targets 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.


Oestrus Detection in Cattle

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


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.


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.


Featured Animal Health Issues
Environmental Mastitis

Environmental mastitis is mastitis caused by bacteria which spread primarily outside of the milking parlour. This doesn't mean that they don't spread during milking. Just like with contagious bacteria, infected cows can contaminate the cluster and spread infection to other cows during milking....


Digital Dermatitis

Bovine digital dermatitis is an infectious condition of the foot caused by bacteria called Treponemes. It was first reported in Italy in 1974. Since its appearance in the UK in 1987 it has spread widely and is thought to affect at least 70% of UK herds....


Displaced Abomasum

Abomasal displacements cause economic loss in dairy herds through treatment costs, premature culling, and production loss. The condition is seen mainly in dairy cows in the first at 3 to 4 weeks after calving and its incidence can be reduced by good management of animals in the weeks before and after parturition....


Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases in Ewes

Many studies have found significantly higher mortality in lambs from underfed ewes. The effects are greater for triplet than twin lambs; singletons were largely unaffected by dam nutritional status....


Clostridia and Pasteurella Vaccination

As evidenced by the high prevalence of sheep scab, lice, caseous lymphadenitis and many other diseases, biosecurity measures to prevent introduction of disease are inadequate on most sheep farms....