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VLA SURVEILLANCE REPORT
Lungworm disease frequently diagnosed in cattle in September

Abstract

  • Parasitic bronchitis (husk) affecting cattle, particularly adult dairy cows

  • Two outbreaks of botulism in cattle and one in sheep

  • Bovine babesiosis incidents in north Wales, the south west and Scottish borders

  • Parasitic gastroenteritis continuing to cause losses in sheep

  • Cases of acute fasciolosis in sheep providing an early warning of a high risk of disease

  • Histomonosis (blackhead) diagnosed in turkeys and chickens

  • Continuing losses in gamebirds caused by spironucleosis (hexamitosis)

— These are among matters discussed in the Veterinary Laboratories Agency's (vla's) disease surveillance report for England and Wales for September

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