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Salmonella Infantis causes problems in newly calved dairy cows


  • Salmonella Infantis causing diarrhoea in dairy cows

  • Atypical mucosal disease lesions in a three-month-old calf

  • Bracken poisoning in heifers

  • Unusual Border disease outbreak affecting lambs

  • Skin tumours in Swaledales

  • CardiohepatIc syndrome causing losses in turkey poults

  • Greenfinch deaths associated with oesophagitis

– These are among matters discussed in the Veterinary Laboratories Agency’s (VLA’s) disease surveillance report for England and Wales for August

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  • • This summary is produced by the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) and is drawn from reports provided by the VLA laboratories at Aberystwyth, Bury St Edmunds, Carmarthen, Langford, Lasswade, Leahurst, Luddington, Newcastle, Penrith, Preston, Royal Veterinary College, Shrewsbury, Starcross, Sutton Bonington, Thirsk, Truro, Weybridge and Winchester

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