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SAC C VS Disease surveillance report
Lamb deaths associated with administration of oral minerals


  • Deaths in preweaned lambs associated with administering oral minerals containing copper

  • Congenital malformations in calves

  • Idiopathic necrotising enteritis in calves

  • Abomasal obstruction due to trichobezoars in suckled calves

  • Radial neuropathy (kangaroo gait) in a ewe

These are among matters discussed in the disease surveillance report for July 2016 from SAC Consulting: Veterinary Services (SAC C VS)

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