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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.


Managing Milk Fever

Milk fever is still one of the most common diseases of the calving cow; in this webinar Associate Professor Richard Laven BVetMed, PhD Lond., MRCVS looks at how to recognise treat and prevent this condition.


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....


Mineral Deficiencies

Copper, cobalt and selenium/vitamin E, are considered the important trace elements of cattle impacting on performance but their role is often exaggerated by malnutrition, poor husbandry, and ineffective parasite control....


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....


Safe Cattle Handling

Every farm that handles cattle should have proper handling facilities which are well designed, maintained and in good working order. This is not only important for the welfare of the animals which are due to be handled but also for the safety of everybody associated with the task....


Parasitic Skin Conditions in Cattle

Infestations with lice can cause production losses due to reduced feeding time and damaged hides. Louse populations are highest in cattle kept indoors during the winter months and those in poor body condition rather than the reverse situation where lice cause debility. ...


Ulcerative Mammillitis

Ulcerative mammillitis is an infection of the skin of the teats and udder of dairy cattle. It is caused by a herpes virus (known as BHV-2)....