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National Animal Disease Information Service

Sustainable Control of Parasites in sheep (SCOPS) and worming strategies designed to delay the onset of wormer resistance.

ResPig® Farm Audit and Economic Simulator tools is an aid for veterinarians to
analyze PRDC related farm problems and make decisions on the control of swine respiratory disease. In addition to the online tools, this web site also contains information on PRDC and I/SPAH pig vaccines.

What's New?

DateDescription
1 November 2014Bacterial Pneumonia in calves under six months oldBacteria rather than viruses are the most commonly identified infectious cause of pneumonia outbreaks in calves under six months of age, according to an analysis of recent disease investigations submitted ...
18 March 2014Two diseases – one shot! Mixing Bovilis® BVD and Bovilis® IBR Marker Live Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) and Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) are two important infectious diseases affecting the health and welfare of UK cattle farms, and now Bovilis® BVD and Bovilis® IBR ...
12 September 2013MSD ANIMAL HEALTH EXTENDS IBR CONTROL OPTIONS WITH LAUNCH OF INACTIVATED MARKER VACCINEMSD Animal Health has launched an inactivated marker vaccine for use in the control of Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR). The new product, Bovilis® IBR Marker Inac, complements the company’s Bovilis ...
5 September 2013Liver Fluke treatment Zanil is re-introduced into Great BritainBased on the active ingredient oxyclozanide, Zanil is highly effective against the adult fluke responsible for chronic disease and – significantly for dairy farmers - is licensed for use in young, pregnant ...
16 July 2011Ruminant Vet Research Bursary - Applications for 2012 now open!Have you ever wanted to investigate your cases further, compare different clinical techniques, examine the economic impact of disease or simply see which diseases are most prevalent around you? Studying ...
16 June 2011European approval for intramuscular administration route of NUFLOR MinidoseBOXMEER (the Netherlands), June 16, 2011 – Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announced today that it has recently received approval via the decentralized procedure in the European Union for the intramuscular ...
12 May 2011Medical Card Initiative Will Help WFU Highlight Farm Zoonoses Threat During The Summer Show SeasonFarmers and others working with livestock are being urged to pick up a free medical contact card at county shows across the UK this summer. The card helps to make GPs and farmers more aware of the threat ...
2 May 2011Farmers share information for the good of the industryLast year, a fantastic 3,000 farmers took part in survey comissioned by Dairy Farmer and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal HealthCobactan® National Mastitis SurveyMetricure® National Fertility SurveyRotavec™ ...
18 February 2011Experimental Studies Highlight Need To Act Quickly When Pneumonia Symptoms First PresentWhen cattle start showing visible pneumonia symptoms they could well have been suffering from the adverse effects of the disease for two days.Studies in France with young beef bulls have confirmed the ...
15 February 2011Latest Diagnostic Data Highlights the Widespread Nature of Unnecessary Scour ProblemsToo many UK calf units are suffering from costly and unnecessary scour outbreaks caused by extremely common infectious organisms.Diagnostic data from around 750 calf units and over 1,300 calves suffering ...
28 January 2011New Engemycin Spray UpdateIn April, last year, Intervet/Schering-Plough launched Engemycin Spray, a new and much improved addition to our Engemycin range of antimicrobials. Since then a large number of practices have brought and ...
10 November 2010NEW MEDICINE RECORD BOOKWith the peak cattle pneumonia season looming and the likely need to treat animals for disease, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has produced a new medicine record book to help producers effectively ...
26 July 2010New, easier-to-use antibiotic sprayA new oxytetracycline antibiotic spray that promises greater convenience and less product wastage for livestock farmers is available from veterinary practices.Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has ...
1 July 2010New Medical Contact Card will Help Safeguard Health of People Working With LivestockFarmers and others working with livestock can now obtain a free agricultural medical contact card to help make their GP more aware of the human health dangers presented by zoonotic diseases.Produced by ...
18 November 2009Five Steps to Better Calf Scour ManagementA new step-by-step approach to improving the management of calf scour problems is helping dairy farmers cut the costs of this debilitating disease.Working with farm animal practices across the UK, Intervet/Schering-Plough ...
30 October 2009New IBR Educational MaterialsIntervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has produced a new suite of education materials to highlight the costly financial losses associated with IBR infection in cattle herds.“IBR is a highly contagious ...
20 October 2009New Guide To ScourUnderstanding and preventing infectious calf scour is the subject of a new practical guide published for cattle farmers by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health.The handy booklet covers the costs, causes ...
10 July 2009UK needs New Focus on IBR ControlSwitching UK cattle onto Europe’s leading Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) live marker vaccine will allow us to begin to match our EU competitors in terms of identifying infected cattle and be ...