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20 November 2014
On-farm Biosecurity to Protect against Disease and Reduce Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - The use of biosafety practices and instituting biosecurity programmes can help reduce the use of antibiotics on the farm....
07 November 2014
New Guide for Better Detection of Animal Health Risks
GLOBAL - The OIE is publishing a new Guide to Terrestrial Animal Health Surveillance for national Veterinary Services and animal health experts. The Guide is intended to help them implement and evaluate the terrestrial animal disease surveillance systems...
Bluetongue Affects 82 Cattle Across Europe this Week
EUROPE - Bluetongue has continued its spread through Serbia, Romania and Bosnia and Herzegovina this week....
06 November 2014
Top Beef, Dairy Thought Leaders Discuss BVDV Eradication at Symposium
US - More than 50 veterinarians, laboratory personnel, researchers and animal health company officials participated in the 'Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Eradication: Reality or Myth?' Symposium on 13 October in Kansas City, Missouri, according to Life...
20 October 2014
Flow of French Cattle to Algeria Resumes
ALGERIA – Live French cattle imports into Algeria have recommenced after stabilization of a foot and mouth disease outbreak confirmed this summer....
13 October 2014
Ebola Threatens Global Food Security
GLOBAL - FAO has launched a new programme to urgently assist 90 000 vulnerable households in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone whose food supplies and livelihoods are threatened by the disruptive effect the Ebola epidemic is having on rural economies,...
08 October 2014
Launch of UK Animal and Plant Health Agency
UK - The new agency responsible for safeguarding animal and plant health, Animal and Plant Health Agency, has started work....
02 October 2014
CID Lines Welcomes Visitors at World Dairy Expo
US - CID Lines is encouraging visitors to its booth - MC67 - at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin this week....
15 September 2014
Bluetongue Outbreak Spreads Rapidly Through Romania
EUROPE - The bluetongue outbreak has continued to spread through sheep herds in Italy and Bulgaria this week. The disease has now also been detected in eastern Romania where it has spread up from the Bulgarian boarder....
26 August 2014
Iran Lifts Brazil Beef Ban
BRAZIL - Beef from Mato Grosso state can now be shipped into Iran, ending a three month embargo because of an atypical case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
25 August 2014
Setting Up of Unauthorised Cattle Markets Prohibited
PAKISTAN - The Administrator of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Rauf Akhtar Farooqui on Friday imposed an immediate ban on the setting up of makeshift cattle markets and "Bakra-piris" anywhere in the city other than the designated places....
14 August 2014
FMD Outbreak in Mozambique Affects Cattle
MOZAMBIQUE - The country's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Maputo....
11 August 2014
140 New Bluetongue Cases Reported in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - One hundred and forty new cases of bluetongue have been reported in Bulgaria....
08 August 2014
How Do You Approach Disease Control on Your Farm?
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - This summer, sheep and cattle farmers in Northern Ireland will be encouraged to participate in an important survey to seek opinions on current disease prevention and control measures....
30 July 2014
Government Training Available On Farm Milk Quality Progress
BRAZIL – A national milk quality programme will advise and train farmers as part of an initiative to improve dairy safety throughout the entire supply chain....
29 July 2014
Algeria Reports New FMD Outbreak
ALGERIA - The Algerian veterinary authorities have reported a fresh outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a fattening cattle farm located in Setif....
28 July 2014
Botswana Vaccinates Cattle to Prevent Spread of FMD
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported that ing vaccination of cattle around the foot and mouth disease outbreak is continuing....
25 July 2014
OIE Reports FMD Outbreak in North Gyeongsang Province
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a pig farm in North Gyeongsang Province....
24 July 2014
How to Approach On-farm Disease Control
UK - This summer, sheep and cattle farmers in Northern Ireland will be encouraged to participate in an important survey to seek opinions on current disease prevention and control measures....
Fresh Case of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Confirmed at Pig Farm
SOUTH KOREA - The government has confirmed the first case of foot-and-mouth disease in the country in over three years....
22 July 2014
FMD Outbreaks in Tunisian Farms Affect Cattle
TUNISIA - The Tunisian veterinary authorities have reported seven outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at farms in Sfax, Jendouba, Kairouan, Mannouba and Medenine....
27 June 2014
Moves to Eradicate Bovine TB in Cordoba
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute, ICA, and Livestock Federation Córdoba, GANACOR are to work together to control and eradicate bovine tuberculosis in the country....
13 June 2014
FMD Outbreaks Across Tunisia Affect Cattle
TUNISIA - The Tunisian veterinary authorities have reported thirty outbreaks of foot and mouth disease across various livestock farms located in Ariana, Bizerte, Tunis, Gafsa, Nabeul, Sidi Bouzid, Ben Arous, Mannouba, Sfax, Tataouine, Mahdia, Kasserine,...
12 June 2014
Zimbabwe Continues to Monitor FMD; Cattle Receive Vaccination
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities report that there have been no new cases of foot and mouth disease in the country. However, the situation continues to be monitored....
11 June 2014
FMD Outbreaks in Russia Affect Cattle, Pigs
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at the village of Spassky, located in Primorskiy Kray, affecting cattle and swine herds....
09 June 2014
OIE Recognises US Centre for Biological Threat Reduction
US - The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) has been recognised as a collaborating centre in the specialty of biological threat reduction for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). ...
20 May 2014
Two Per Cent of Cattle Could Be 'SuperShedders'
US – Around two per cent of a typical herd could be releasing high levels of pathogenic bacteria in their manure, causing great risk to consumer health....
FMD Outbreaks in Zimbabwe Affect Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at various farms in Masvingo, affecting beef cattle of all ages under an extensive production system....
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