Animal Health

  • Published On: 24 Jun 2022By Categories: Animal Health, Latest News

    2022-06-21 FMD Outbreak Follow-up Report

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  • Published On: 21 Jun 2022By Categories: Animal Health, News & Events

    Here is a quick guide on how to identify foot-and-mouth disease and our thanks and appreciation go to Dr. Danie Odendaal, Dr. Peter Oberem, and Afrivet for the preparation of the information document. For your convenience, you can read and download the overview of foot-and-mouth disease by clicking here.

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  • Published On: 11 Jun 2022By Categories: News & Events, Animal Health

    Don't forget the lil' ones Conservationists, preservationists, and animal-rights activists, especially those who focus on the big and fluffies, the iconic species such as elephant, lion, leopard, and buffalo often fail to consider the importance of the broader biodiversity. We are all appalled at the wanton, unabated murder of the world’s rhino by poaching [...]

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  • Published On: 19 May 2022By Categories: Animal Health

    In the veterinary world, the concept of wildlife as a potential reservoir and source of pathogens detrimental to livestock production and health has been known for centuries, with well-known examples of livestock diseases in which the interface with wildlife plays a key role including highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), African swine fever (ASF) and [...]

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  • Published On: 18 May 2022By Categories: Animal Health, News & Events

    The first cold weather and frosts are the trigger for cases of Karoo tick paralysis. The Karoo Paralysis Tick (Ixodes rubucundus) produces a salivary toxin that affects nerve transmission and thus causes paralysis especially in sheep and goats but also sometimes in calves and antelope, such as gemsbok/oryx. The tick is found in hilly [...]

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