Contents tagged with Johne's

13 July 2020

Quarterly testing for Johne’s disease is helping Carmarthenshire dairy farmer Rheinallt Harries identify infected cows and control the spread.

16 August 2019

Rupert Major shares how he switched from a leader-follower system on the milking platform, to a separate heifer grazing platform.

7 June 2019

Join Pete Orpin, and hear about the latest developments in Johne’s control.

12 March 2019

This manual provides a concise reference guide to five infectious diseases of sheep that members of the sheep industry have identified as important: Border disease (BD), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA), Maedi Visna (MV), ovine paratuberculosis or ovine Johne’s disease (OJD) and ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA). However, awareness of these diseases is low, with a recent survey suggesting fewer than 5% of farmers screen for them routinely.

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