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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 worming of ewes and planning parasite control for lambs as well as lungworm in cattle and sheep.

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FEATURED WEBINARS
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.


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
Forage Analysis

The importance of forage in dairy farming should not be underestimated. Ruminants have evolved to effectively utilise low quality forages through slow anaerobic fermentation by a diverse variety of enteric microorganisms....


Hypocalcaemia and Hypomagnesaemia

Hypocalcaemia occurs when cows are turned onto long, lush grass. There is little fibre in the grass and thus scouring follows. ...


Nematodirosis in Sheep

Nematodirosis is caused by the gut parasite Nematodirus battus. Nematodirosis is an important disease affecting young lambs managed on pasture grazed by young lambs the previous year....


Biosecurity on Cattle Farms

Biosecurity is your first line defence which prevents new diseases entering your farm; biocontainment measures aim to limit the spread of disease within your herd and hence financial losses following introduction of disease onto your farm once biosecurity has been breached....