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Clostridial Diseases of Sheep and Cattle

Clostridial Diseases of Sheep and Cattle

Blackleg, pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia), black disease, tetanus, and malignant oedema are common causes of death in unvaccinated sheep and cattle. Other animals, particularly goats, are also susceptible.

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Farm Animal Articles

Crook Chooks

Chickens are easy to keep healthy but there are some common conditions and diseases that you need to watch, or you may end up having a crook chook.

Seen mostly in lactating beef cows in winter and early spring, grass tetany can lead to the death of most clinically affected animals. The disorder is associated with low levels of magnesium in the blood.

Preventing Calf Scours in Suckler Beef Enterprises

How to better manage calving herds to avoid loses due to calf scours, improve calf health and immunity to infection and how to limit the spread of scours during an outbreak.

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