The Blowfly Alert forecasts the level of strike risk for different regions of the UK. It will be updated monthly through July to October. The forecasts are supported by on farm reporting of cases – to report a case in your flock please click the link below.View Alert Report An Outbreak
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This webinar discusses the importance of correct teat care in the parlour to reduce mastitis
The webinar discusses how to achieve excellent calf house hygiene to minimise disease
The Body Condition Scoring (BCS) system is relatively easy to learn and can be implemented in any farm situation.
Focus on heifer growth, particularly from weaning to puberty as this is the critical time for optimising fertility at 14-15 months old.
Chronic respiratory disease involves vaccination, prompt veterinary treatment and monitoring of pneumonia cases in growing cattle
The more important clostridial diseases of cattle include black disease, blackleg, malignant oedema, tetanus and botulism.
Lameness in sheep is a significant cause of financial losses, with an estimated cost to the UK industry of £28 million per year.
Abortions should be thoroughly investigated, each costs around £85. Most common causes of abortion are readily prevented by vaccination.
Johne's disease presents as chronic weight loss with poor fleece in individual middle-aged sheep
Adult mites live in the skin surface where their faeces cause an intense allergic reaction
Respiratory disease in the form of bronchitis and pneumonia is one of the most common presenting syndromes seen in growing pigs.
The purpose of a hatchery is the incubation and hatching of eggs to produce good quality chicks.
For the small poultry keeper there is a choice of two methods of hatching chicks – natural or artificial
Leptospirosis is a common infection in dairy and beef herds causing infertility, abortion and poor milk yield.
Ninety percent of lameness in dairy cows arises from conditions of the feet.
IBR is a highly contagious, infectious viral disease affecting cattle of all ages. Infection occurs by inhalation and requires contact between animals.
Most outbreaks of lameness in sheep are caused by either interdigital dermatitis (scald) or footrot
Factors affecting perinatal lamb mortality include farm management especially nutrition, level of flock supervision and infectious diseases
As spring approaches so does the threat of blowfly strike
Bayer has launched the first patented toltrazuril and gleptoferron combination for injection for piglets in the UK.
One way of deciding if treatment is necessary is to screen for exposure to sheep scab mites using the ELISA blood antibody test.
Industry Event Sees Key Opinion Leaders Join Forces To Promote Best Practice For Sheep Scab Control.
NADIS has launched a new parasite control package for vet practices, to help them engage with more farmers on the topic of parasite control.