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SAC VS Disease Surveillance Report
Causes of abortion in Scottish sheep in 2009


  • Review of infectious causes of abortion outbreaks in sheep

  • Production disease in dairy heifers and cows due to ostertagiosis

  • Ewe deaths due to louping ill after returning from winter grazing

  • Differential diagnosis of proliferative enteropathy in ileum samples from pigs

  • Mass mortality in pheasant chicks due to suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

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

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