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
IBR is a highly contagious and infectious viral disease. Severely affected animals are depressed, slow to rise, and stand with head lowered
Cattle affected by lungworm may be reluctant to move, cough frequently neck extended and have an increased respiratory rate.
Summer mastitis affects non-milking cows. Prompt stripping out of the udder and antibiotics are essential, but the quarter is usually lost.
The udder becomes soft and flabby with colostrum-like secretions or blood-tinged milk in all quarters.
This webinar discusses the principles of pre tupping and early pregnancy nutrition
Adults flies are attracted to areas of faecal staining surrounding the perineum.
Haemonchosis typically presents with anaemia and submandibular oedema.
The breeding period may only extend to five or six weeks but effective management of rams necessitates all year round attention.
The ram effect occurs when non-cycling ewes are stimulated to ovulate by pheromones produced by male sheep whether entire or vasectomised.
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.
The SCOPS Nematodirus forecast is currently predicting moderate risks in main parts of 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.