Footrot is a contagious bacterial disease caused by the organism Dichelobacter nodosus (D. nodosus) affecting the interdigital epidermis and living tissues of the digits of sheep and goats and other cloven-hoofed animals including deer and cattle.
There have been recent detections of ABLD in areas of Victoria bordering SA.
Do you have questions about using pre-Vetoryl cortisol in place of ACTH-stimulation for monitoring Cushing’s? Download this review from Dermcare for more information.
Equine breeding season is upon us again. We offer timing-specific options for your equine testing needs including pre-mating, pregnancy and post-foaling testing.
Biosecurity to strengthen and protect the Australian livestock industry.
Staggers in lambs case study caused by vaccination on a farm near Mansfield in northeast Victoria.
The case study presents a typical drench resistance scenario. When working up a diarrhoea case consider our Strongyle PCR test, which is essentially a drench check.
On a farm near Maldon in central Victoria, a 3 year old female miniature goat, one of a herd of 50, had developed long standing grey crusty lumps (Figure 1) on the skin of the ear, muzzle and tail.
On a farm near Heathcote in central Victoria, in a mob of 400 Merino wether hoggets grazing lush pasture, four were found dead and three others showed nervous signs.
Small Animal Faecal Pathogens PCR test put to use in a multi cat household