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Karoo Paralysis Tick
As you know, Karoo paralysis occurs in certain geographical areas in winter and may lead to serious losses . . .

Some Vital Points on the Control of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea on a Farm
The history of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) virus dates back as far as the late 1940's. Olafson and associates described a gastro-enteritis with severe diarrhoea in dairy herds in New York State in 1946. Today BVD infections are seen in all ages of cattle throughout . . .

Enzootic Abortion in Sheep
Enzootic abortion (sometimes called Chlamydiosis) was relatively unknown in the country until 1972 whereby there was a massive outbreak of abortions and stillbirths in ewes. In some flocks . . .