Archive for Veterinary Information Notes

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

Detection of new and emerging threats to GB pigs: Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

Publication | Page published: 30 May 2014

Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus

Detection of new and emerging threats to GB pigs: Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus

Publication | Page published: 30 May 2014

Laboratory diagnosis of iodine deficiency in cattle

Iodine deficiency is most likely to occur in beef suckler cows and dairy heifers on unsupplemented grazing and forage-based diets. The most common presenting sign is an increased incidence of stillborn or weak offspring. Infertility, sterility and poor conception rates have also been recorded, as has a decline in the male libido and semen quality.

Publication | Page published: 17 February 2014

Common disease conditions diagnosed in smallholder and pet pigs

The veterinary care of commercial pigs is mostly carried out by specialist pig veterinarians, and non-specialist veterinary surgeons may see and treat pigs infrequently. Applying first principles can go a long way to making a diagnosis and this leaflet is a summary of common disease conditions diagnosed in smallholder or pet pigs at AHVLA and also provides links to sources of further advice and information.

Publication | Page published: 23 August 2013

Cattle disease leaflets for farmers

The cattle disease leaflets are provided for farmers

Publication | Page last modified: 5 July 2013

Sheep disease leaflets for farmers

The cattle disease leaflets are provided for farmers.

Publication | Page last modified: 3 October 2013

Fowl typhoid (Salmonella Gallinarum)

Fowl typhoid: Information for farmers & vets in GB leaflet

Publication | Page last modified: 6 December 2013

Camelid information sheets

Studies involving VTEC O157 in camelids

Publication | Page last modified: 15 January 2013

Cattle Health & Welfare Group: annual report

The Cattle Health and Welfare Group (CHAWG) has published its first report on cattle health and welfare in Great Britain.

Publication | Page last modified: 13 December 2012

Bracken poisoning in pigs

Bracken poisoning in pigs

Publication | Page last modified: 7 January 2014