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VLA Disease Surveillance Report
Frequent diagnoses of lungworm in cattle

Abstract

  • Outbreaks of lungworm in cattle indicate increased risk of disease in animals at pasture

  • Increase in the number of cases of Salmonella Dublin in cattle

  • Parasitic gastroenteritis affecting both ewes and lambs, with Haemonchus contortus playing a prominent role

  • Tick pyaemia and louping ill outbreaks in sheep indicate continuing tick activity

  • Further outbreak of QX strain infectious bronchitis in chickens

These are among matters discussed in the Veterinary Laboratories Agency's (VLA's) disease surveillance report for England and Wales for June

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