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Mannheimia haemolytica causes further respiratory disease outbreaks in cows


  • Further outbreaks of pneumonia in adult cows caused by Mannheimia haemolytica

  • Increase in incidents of bovine fasciolosis

  • Postparturient haemoglobinuria in dairy cows

  • Widespread reports of coccidiosis in young lambs

  • Outbreak of swine influenza on an outdoor unit

  • Mycobacterium bovis causing tuberculosis in an adult llama

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

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  • • This summary is produced by the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) and is drawn from reports provided by the VLA laboratories at Aberystwyth, Bury St Edmunds, Carmarthen, Langford, Lasswade, Leahurst, Luddington, Newcastle, Penrith, Preston, Royal Veterinary College, Shrewsbury, Starcross, Sutton Bonington, Thirsk, Truro, Weybridge and Winchester

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