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High mortality in lambs due to pasteurellosis


  • Systemic and pneumonic pasteurellosis in sheep

  • Downer cows and bronchopneumonia in adult dairy cattle

  • Salmonella Dublin abortion in cattle

  • Meningitis due to Streptococcus suis in pigs

  • Blackhead in turkeys

  • Avian pox infection in wild birds

– These are among matters discussed in the disease surveillance report for October 2005 from Scottish Agricultural College Veterinary Services (SAC VS)

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  • • This summary is produced by SAC Veterinary Services and is based on reports from its centres in Edinburgh, Perth, St Boswells, Ayr (Auchincruive), Dumfries, Aberdeen, Inverness and Thurso

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