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 provides an overview of how and when foot bathing can be used as one measure to prevent lameness in dairy cows
Salmonella species can cause a wide range of clinical signs in cattle including chronic pneumonia and scepticaemia
Respiratory disease is a major animal welfare concern and is estimated to cost the UK cattle industry £80 million annually.
Calves require a clean, dry bed in well ventilated draught free conditions if performance is to be maximised and welfare standards met.
Cattle affected by lungworm may be reluctant to move, cough frequently neck extended and have an increased respiratory rate.
Adult mites live in the skin surface where their faeces cause an intense allergic reaction resulting in itching and wool loss.
Lameness in sheep is a significant cause of financial losses, with an estimated cost to the UK industry of £28 million per year.
Slaughterhouse liver condemnations indicate that liver fluke is now widespread and increasing in frequency.
Adequate ewe nutrition during the last six weeks of pregnancy, is essential to ensure appropriate lamb birthweight.
Damage to pigs' tails by pen mates contributes a major loss to the pig industry.
In severe cases, the sinuses under the eye swell up - hence the name 'bulgy eye'.
Sometimes known as internal laying, the yolk misses the funnel of the infundibulum and descends into the abdominal cavity,
Most outbreaks of lameness in sheep are caused by either interdigital dermatitis (scald) or footrot
Bovine Virus Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) is a viral disease of cattle that causes reproductive losses and a range of other disease syndromes in cattle.
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.
Respiratory disease is estimated to cost the UK cattle industry £80 million annually (between £30 for mild cases to £500 when the animal dies)
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As spring approaches so does the threat of blowfly strike
The awards celebrate the achievements of remarkable people who dedicate their lives to improve animal health and welfare.
Farmers with autumn calving herds are being encouraged to be vigilant for coccidiosis.
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.