06/10/2009

Don’t be Caught Out by Fluke

Janssen Animal Health is warning sheep farmers to be on the look out for sudden deaths in their flocks this autumn as acute fascioliasis due to liver fluke is predicted to reach high levels. The chronic form of the disease can also cause barren ewes and reduced lambing percentages and as tupping time approaches those […]

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15/09/2009

Take a Look at Fluke

Sheep have long been recognised to suffer from liver fluke, with both acute and chronic forms being recognised. Fluke is also on the rise in cattle where the sub-clinical form of the disease is more often identified during routine herd health visits by vets carrying out faecal eggs counts or blood tests. As cattle can […]

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