NADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met Office data. The Parasite Forecast outlines the parasitic challenge facing cattle and sheep in the different UK regions.This month’s webinar focuses on the Liver Fluke warning, chronic fluke disease in sheep and cattle, sheep scab and cattle and sheep lice.
Now dairy cows are all housed, there is an increased risk of developing sole ulcers. As ewes get closer to lambing and the weather gets colder, sheep farmers also need to keep an eye on nutrition to prevent twin lamb disease. In this month’s webinar, James Aitken of Orchard Vets talks about prevention and management of these important conditions.