Diseases and vaccination

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Protect your herd from disease by undertaking a vaccination program. However, remember to treat vaccines with care; no exposure to sunlight, kept cool at all times, and never…
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Prevention is better than a cure. Especially when it comes to the productivity and profitability of your beef breeding enterprise. Pestivirus, also known as bovine viral diarrhoea virus…
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Disease management can easily be overlooked within a beef cattle enterprise. Especially in breeder herds, often bulls are the first to get the blame when producers see a…
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Introduction Tail rot is a condition frequently observed in cattle in northern Australia where part of the tail rots away, resulting in a shorter ‘stubby’ tail. While the…
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Recent outbreaks of anthrax disease around Dirranbandi (Queensland) has brought local producers up to speed on what to look for, but a recent research publication ‘Redefining the Australian…
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The Priority list of endemic diseases for the red meat industries report project provides a systematic review of the most economically damaging endemic diseases and conditions for the…
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Barbervax, a vaccine for Barber’s Pole Worm, has recently been registered for use in Australian sheep. The Barbervax, a vaccine for Haemonchus contortus infection of sheep: attempts to extend…
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The Systematic literature review: Association between soil and clinical expression of Johne’s disease project investigated the association between soil type and the occurrence of Johne’s Disease in sheep…
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The Livestock disease survey: Phases 1 and 2 project provided a systematic review of the most economically damaging endemic diseases and conditions for the Australian red meat industry…
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The Improved protection of cattle against anaplasmosis in tick-infested areas of Australia project compared experimental chilled and frozen vaccines with the current registered chilled and frozen trivalent tick…
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