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SAC C VS Disease Surveillance Report
Calf mortalities associated with Sarcini ventriculi infection


  • Abomasal rupture associated with Sarcini ventriculi as likely cause of neonatal mortalities on a dairy farm

  • Immune-mediated anaemia and thrombocytopenia suspected in a seven-month-old Holstein-Friesian heifer

  • Buttercup (Ranunculus species) poisoning causing blindness and ear twitching in five-month-old lambs

  • Diagnosis and reporting of sheep scab

  • Diarrhoea in 200-day-old gilts due to coccidosis

These are among matters discussed in the disease surveillance report for September and October from SAC Consulting: Veterinary Services (SAC C VS)

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