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  • BVD Virus

    Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVD) causes reproductive losses and may lead to death...

  • Copper Deficiency

    Copper (Cu) deficiency in cattle is a common and complex problem. find out more here...

  • Diarrhoea in Calves (Scours)

    Calf scours is a broad, descriptive term referring to diarrhoea in calves. Scours occurs when normal movement of water into and out of the digestive tract is disrupted, resulting in dehydration which can lead to severe depression in the calf and eventual death.

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    Facial Eczema

    Facial Eczema (FE) is a disease which causes lowered production, skin irritation and peeling and sometimes death. Find out about the prevention and treatment of facial eczema here...

  • Grass Staggers

    Find out more about grass staggers and its prevention through magnesium supplementation...

  • Johne's Disease

    Johne's Disease is a chronic, contagious and sometimes fatal infection caused by Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP). It is an immune reaction that develops in response to the MAP infection.

  • Cow in field


    Ketosis is a metabolic disease that occurs when the cow is in severe state of negative energy balance.

  • Lameness video


    Find out more about preventing and treating lameness in your herd with the Healthy Hoof programme, lameness scoring and lameness cost calculator...

  • Milk Fever

    Find out more about milk fever and its prevention through magnesium supplementation...

  • Sodium Deficiency

    Sodium is an essential element for animals. find out more about supplementing dairy cattle with Na...

  • Tick


    Information about anaemia associated with the blood parasite Theileria in cattle.

  • Trace Element Supplementation

    Find out more about the supplementation of colbalt, copper, iodine, selenium and zinc...

  • Heat Stress

    Updated: 09 May 2014

    Heat stress occurs when a dairy cow's heat load is greater than her capacity to lose heat, and is sometimes referred to as hyperthermia.