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Respiratory disease causes losses in Scottish cattle and poultry


  • Respiratory disease in cattle and poultry

  • Trace element deficiency in cattle

  • Lead poisoning of suckled calves

  • Acetonaemia in dairy cattle

  • Paratuberculosis in sheep

  • Postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome and porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome in pigs

  • Salmonellosis in garden birds

– These are among matters discussed in the disease surveillance report for December 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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