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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The disease is spread between cattle by ticks. It causes destruction of red blood cells leading to fever, anaemia, and red urine.
Bovine TB is most commonly spread between cattle in direct contact with each other.
Diarrhoea or calf scour can be a major cause of poor growth and calf mortality in many dairy herds.
Body condition should be evaluated and recorded three times a year: at weaning, 60 days before calving, at calving.
Rams are prone to several conditions that can be prevented by careful management with veterinary advice supplied in the flock health plan.
Acute liver fluke is usually seen from August to October, sub-acute from October onwards and chronic from December onwards.
Trace element deficiencies generally considered are: cobalt, copper, vitamin E and selenium
Adult flies are attracted to areas of faecal soiling of the fleece, open wounds, footrot lesions and carcases.
The disease is most prevalent in straw based systems and tends to peak in the summer months, although can occur at any time.
Most commonly, the first clinical sign is sudden mortality in birds that are in all other respects perfectly healthy
Remember that the respiratory system of a bird includes lungs, air sacs and hollow bones. Therefore, keep dust and ammonia levels low.
This webinar discusses the methods used to stop diseases and pests from entering a dairy herd
This webinar discusses the principles of pre-tupping and early pregnancy nutrition
This webinar discusses the key points about feeding suckler cows during the breeding period and early pregnancy
Blowfly strike is a major animal welfare concern: an average of 1.5% of ewes and 3% of lambs in the UK may be affected each year, despite preventative measures undertaken by most farmers
Ticks are very difficult to remove from the environment once the population has become established.
TB can be really difficult to avoid, but small changes in management can drastically reduce your risk.
NADIS are delighted to announce the launch of our brand-new teaching resource The Cattle and Sheep Clinical Library for Vets.
Please complete this survey if you are a UK sheep farmer, regardless of whether you do or do not experience joint ill outbreaks
Farmers are being asked to share their views on EAE in a national survey to better understand their current approach to managing the disease
The opinion of farmers on buying and selling sheep with known maedi visna status.
Cattle farmers are urged to take part in a new survey investigating views about the control of infectious diseases in their cattle
Bayer has launched the first patented toltrazuril and gleptoferron combination for injection for piglets in the UK.