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Dairy news and advice from the LLM Farm Vets team in Shropshire, Cheshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire.

Mycobacterium Avium Paratuberculosis – Johne’s

...also known as MAP, the bacteria which causes Johne’s Disease. This small bacterium was first described in the late 19th century. Initially it was believed cattle were the sole hosts but we now know MAP infects a range of other species including sheep and goats. Many of you will be [...]

2018-12-11T12:50:34+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Beef, Dairy, Infectious Diseases|

Cattle Health Schemes

With herd health increasingly becoming a consumer-led issue and more public awareness of farming methods there is mounting pressure to reduce antibiotic use and improve the health and welfare of livestock. Improved methods of disease control are becoming more important and increasingly farmers only want to buy cattle from [...]

2018-10-04T16:36:09+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Beef, Dairy|
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