Bovine Virus Diarrhoea (BVD) and Mucosal Disease (MD) are caused by a pestivirus. There are a number of different strains of pestivirus, both aggressive and mild, but the mild strains are still an important factor in the development of MD.
An easily avoidable disaster that can befall poultry enthusiasts is the introduction of disease into their flock.
What causes coughing in cats? Is it serious? Can cats get asthma like humans?
Fat cats are happy cats! Or so we are led to believe by many cartoons, films and stories. However, obesity is a common problem among today’s household cats and there are many potential adverse effects.
Horses with areas of non-pigmented skin on their noses, around the eyes and backline, and even the heels are at risk of suffering sunburn (solar dermatitis) when grazing.
Many owners of male dogs are reluctant to have their dog desexed or 'fixed'. There are many health and behaviour benefits to desexing your dog so are there any alternatives? A contraceptive implant is available for male dogs that temporarily suppresses testosterone without the need for surgical intervention.
Pinkeye can affect cattle of all ages, but it is primarily a disease of calves.
Do your dog a favour! Desexed dogs live longer and healthier lives.
It is a not uncommon experience to find that satisfactory reproductive performance is obtained in the herd during the artificial breeding period, but that the reproductive performance of the cows that fail to conceive during the artificial breeding period
The keeping of backyard poultry gives great enjoyment to many people. Unfortunately, poultry, just like dogs and cats, may become ill from many causes.