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Sac vs Disease Surveillance Report
Outbreaks of idiopathic haemorrhagic diathesis syndrome in young calves


  • Eight outbreaks of idiopathic haemorrhagic diathesis syndrome diagnosed in springborn suckled calves

  • Three yearling cattle die from severe thromboembolic meningoencephalitis due to Histophilus somni infection

  • Outbreaks of lamb dysentery in lambs three days to three weeks of age

  • Severe losses among seven- to 10-week-old pigs due to Streptococcus suis type 2 infection

  • Duck virus enteritis in a mixed flock of poultry and waterfowl

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

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