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Abortions due to Campylobacter fetus fetus associated with bought-in cattle


  • Campylobacter fetus fetus, probably introduced with bought-in cows, identified as the cause of abortion on two dairy farms

  • Cystitis and pyelonephritis causing cows to die in two dairy herds

  • Review of postmortem diagnoses of lambs aged under four months

  • Colisepticaemia associated with hypogammaglobulinaemia in lambs

  • Abortion and deaths in ewes associated with verotoxin-positive Escherichia coli o174

  • Suspected malicious poisoning of wild birds

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

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