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VLA Disease Surveillance Report
Beef finishers die from sweet potato poisoning


  • Feeding mouldy sweet potatoes causes death of four beef finishers

  • Cases of babesiosis in cattle associated with increased tick activity

  • Haemonchosis causing death in sheep and alpacas

  • Closantel toxicity causes the death of several lambs

  • Salmonella Choleraesuis infection in a young gilt

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

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