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SAC VETERINARY SERVICES
Toxoplasmosis causes abortion and non-viable lambs in a Scottish hill flock

Abstract

  • Outbreak of toxoplasmosis in a hill flock of 400 results in either abortion or non-viable lambs at full term in 240 ewes

  • Ingestion of Pieris japonica leaves among garden waste causes the death of three Limousin heifers

  • Apparent failure of wormer in a goat linked to the use of an unlicensed product

  • Salmonella Pullorum isolated from chicks dying in a backyard flock

— These are among matters discussed in the disease surveillance report for May from Scottish Agricultural College Veterinary Services (sac vs)

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