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 key points about feeding suckler cows during the breeding period and early pregnancy
The average loss from poor fertility in the UK is around £250 per cow, equivalent to approximately 3.5p/litre
Foot health and good mobility are essential to the good welfare and productivity of dairy cows
Clinical signs include diarrhoea, poor milk yield and weight loss but no fever. There is no cure.
Cattle with lesions of the mouth usually present with profuse salivation and poor abdominal fill due to impaired feeding.
Adults flies are attracted to areas of faecal staining surrounding the perineum.
The trace element deficiency states generally considered are: cobalt, copper, and vitamin E and selenium
Abortions should be thoroughly investigated, each costs around £85. Most common causes of abortion are readily prevented by vaccination.
CLA is a chronic contagious skin disease primarily of sheep and goats with the incidence of disease increasing with age.
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
Bovine Virus Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) is a viral disease of cattle that causes reproductive losses and a range of other disease syndromes in cattle.
Most outbreaks of lameness in sheep are caused by either interdigital dermatitis (scald) or footrot
The main signs of Johne's disease in cattle are progressive weight loss and chronic diarrhoea, If your herd has no history of Johne's disease it is critical that all measures are taken to prevent introduction of infection.
Diarrhoea or calf scour can be a major cause of poor growth and calf mortality in many dairy herds.
Diarrhoea or calf scour can be a major cause of calf mortality and lost profit in many beef suckler herds.
As spring approaches so does the threat of blowfly strike
The SCOPS Nematodirus forecast is currently predicting moderate risks in main parts of the UK.
What is possible with data collection for sheep flocks?
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.