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Severe subcutaneous oedema in sheep flocks before lambing


  • Perineal oedema in prelambing ewes

  • Klebsiella species septicaemia in calves

  • Ruminal impaction in suckler cows

  • Nutritional cardiomyopathy in cattle

  • Copper poisoning in lambs

  • Ruminal acidosis in lambs

  • Abomasal form of listeriosis in sheep

  • Rotavirus infection of pigs

  • Necrotic pododermatitis in broilers

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