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Increase in chronic fasciolosis in sheep in Scotland


  • Seventy-five incidents of chronic fasciolosis in sheep in January and February 2008, compared with 30 in the same period last year

  • Bacillus licheniformis, listeriosis or fungal infections found in 23 bovine abortion investigations

  • Two incidents of plant poisoning in sheep that broke into gardens

  • Review of spironucleosis (Spironucleus [Hexamita] meleagridis) diagnoses in gamebirds

  • Yew poisoning results in the death of two colts

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

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