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SAC VS Disease Surveillance Report
Incidents of coccidiosis and fasciolosis common in Scottish cattle and sheep


  • Increasing diagnoses of coccidiosis in cattle over the past 16 years

  • Record numbers of fasciolosis incidents in cattle and sheep in 2008

  • Deaths in sheep following nitroxynil overdose

  • Continuing problems of neonatal anaemia in a pig unit

  • Deaths of buzzards and kestrels associated with starvation

These are among matters discussed in the disease surveillance report for January from Scottish Agricultural College Veterinary Services (SAC VS)

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