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Disease Alert

In this month’s webinar, as the weather warms up, James Aitken of Orchard Veterinary Group discusses how to manage heat stress in dairy cattle and also how to balance worming strategies in sheep whilst preventing anthelmintic resistance.

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 worms in lambs and in growing cattle as well as Lungworm in cattle and Blowfly Strike in sheep.

This Month's Featured Animal Health Issues

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Heat Stress

Even in the UK, heat stress is a surprisingly common cause of poor production on some dairy units. There are many practical changes that can be implemented to help reduce heat stress. Primarily goo...


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Parasitic Gastroenteritis (PGE)

Parasitic gut worms have the potential to cause significant losses in sheep enterprises in terms of lost milk meat and wool. It can cause a range of disease from acute infection with high mortality...


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Bloat

Bloat occurs when the expulsion of gas from the rumen in eructation is prevented. Gassy bloat occurs when the gullet is obstructed or when the animal can't eructate. Frothy bloat happens as the res...


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Tooth Problems in Sheep

Loss of incisor teeth (broken mouth) is a major problem leading to early culling because sheep are unable to bite off short pasture leading to malnutrition. Overgrown, worn or absent molar teeth ca...


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 f...


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.


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