January 2017 Issue No 1 Vol 5

Parasite Forecast - January 2017

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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 chronic liver fluke and lice and mites cattle and sheep and worms in store lambs and yearlings.

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Disease Alert - January 2017

In this month’s webinar, James Aitken of Orchard Veterinary Group details the treatment and preventive measures you can take to protect your herd from the effects of digital dermatitis, along with discussion of the more common causes of abortion in ewes.

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Sheep Abortion

Lambs can be lost at any point during pregnancy. In this webinar, Peers Davies MA VetMB MRCVS, discusses the causes of sheep abortion and what should be done to prevent and treat it.