Vet Viewpoint

December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/1/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 22, p44
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The article covers various veterinary issues in Great Britain as of December 2006. Johne's disease is becoming more frequently recognised in dairy herds but identification of infected animals relies primarily through blood testing. Reproductive examination of uterine and ovarian health is assessed and treatment instituted to prepare cows for the impending breeding period. Veterinarians have undertaken more advisory visits for clients who would like to discuss ventilation, stocking rates and nutrition for finishing cattle.


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