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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Well designed and maintained handling facilities are essential for animal welfare and the safety of everybody associated with the task.
To out-winter cattle successfully welfare and prevailing environmental conditions must be carefully considered. The key need is shelter.
An outbreak of calf diphtheria in dairy calves is typically traced to unhygienic conditions with dirty feeding equipment
Several eye conditions affect cattle; management is dependent on accurate diagnosis. Some of the most common conditions are described here.
The most significant single influence on the welfare of any flock is the shepherd.
Infectious causes of abortion are most common after day 100 of pregnancy
Sheep with footrot are very lame, lie down for long periods and may not weight bear on the affected leg.
In this bulletin specific diseases are discussed in detail including the clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and control.
The pig appears to be particularly vulnerable to a form of dehydration that presents as a specific disease entity - salt poisoning or water…
The brooding phase starts as soon as the chicks arrive on site and continues until the poults are weaned off the heat.
Remember that the respiratory system of a bird includes lungs, air sacs and hollow bones. Therefore, keep dust and ammonia levels low.
This webinar covers the vital considerations of feeding ewes during late pregnancy and beyond.
How to give the neonatal calf the best start in life is the topic of this webinar
Sheep Abortion is a major economic loss to the sheep industry with individual cases costing £85 each.
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.
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High quality lameness CPD and recalibration
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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.
Industry Event Sees Key Opinion Leaders Join Forces To Promote Best Practice For Sheep Scab Control.