Reproductive Diseases News
News published on January 27, 2012:
Scientists in northern Europe are scrambling to learn more about a new virus that causes fetal malformations and stillbirths in cattle, sheep, and goats. For now, they don't have a clue about the virus's origin...
Veterinary Sciences Tomorrow
News published on October 6, 2008:
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) is a costly disease that affects cattle and other ruminants. The virus has many nasty effects, including fever, diarrhea, respiratory and reproductive disease, abortion, birth...
USDA Agricultural Research Service
News published on August 1, 2007:
A study of the nutritional benefits of goat milk, compared to cow milk, at preventing iron deficiency could prove to be a huge benefit to human health.Research carried out at the Department of Physiology of the...
News published on January 6, 2006:
Intervet has received approval for a new label claim for its Vista cattle vaccine. The modified-live vaccine provides protection against Bovine Viral Diarrhea Type 1 and Type 2, Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheiti...
News published on March 29, 2005:
Defra has imposed precautionary movement restrictions on a farm in Derbyshire following a high number of brucella test failures.
A number of reactors have been identified in the dairy herd following a herd b...
News published on December 20, 2004:
Chief Veterinary Officer, Bert Houston, has confirmed to Farming Life that the Department of Agriculture and Northern Ireland will undertake to carry out all premovement Brucellosis testing within five working ...
News published on December 1, 2004:
With pre-movement brucellosis testing for bovine breeding animals over 12 months of age becoming compulsory from today, the Ulster Farmers' Union says it will be telling Government that test results must be wit...
News published on November 25, 2004:
Government proposals to value TB reactors using a category card system based on average GB market prices, have been rejected as unfair by the industry.
Farmers claim the system will turn disease compensation...
News published on November 5, 2004:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is amending its brucellosis regulations. This amendment will add the fluorescence polarization assay (FPA) to the list of approved...
Illinois Farm Bureau
News published on November 4, 2004:
Test contamination is now the leading theory why positive results for brucellosis came back for two Campbell County cows last summer.
The testing was done at a state laboratory in Brookings, S.D. But follow...
South Dakota Ag Connection