Respiratory Disease News

News published on October 6, 2008:

Spotlight on Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus

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...
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
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News published on April 30, 2008:

First batch of bluetongue Bovilis BTV8 vaccine released to supply Northern European countries

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health released the first batch of Bovilis BTV8 vaccine against bluetongue to supply in Northern Europe. The animal health company, combining after the acquisition in 2007 the st...
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News published on October 26, 2007:

Report cattle illnesses to keep diseases under control

Producers who suspect their beef or dairy cattle are showing signs of epizootic hemorrhagic disease should report those symptoms to their local veterinarian.Bill Shulaw, an Ohio State University Extension veter...
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Ohio State University Extension
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News published on July 3, 2007:

Pfizer Introduces Treatment for Bovine Respiratory Disease

A new, single-dose antibacterial that provides more effective treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) has been developed by Pfizer Animal Health. Clinical studies and field trials demonstrate that new DRA...
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Pfizer Animal Health/Draxxin
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News published on April 27, 2005:

Australia - New tools for detecting livestock viruses

Australian scientists are developing new methods for detecting insect-borne livestock diseases soon after they enter northern Australia. CSIRO Livestock Industries' Dr David Boyle says the three-year project...
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CSIRO Australia
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News published on November 25, 2004:

UK - TB valuing move 'insults industry'

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...
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IC North Wales
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News published on October 18, 2004:

EU - Spanish Farms Hit By Virus

The circulation of the bluetongue virus was detected in a number of sentinel cattle in the Province of Cadiz, southern Spain, on Wednesday. Bluetongue is an easy-spreading viral disease of domestic and wild ...
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Farming Life
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