Absolutely no RAM for the pet lamb

So, what’s the reasoning behind the Ruminant Feed Ban, and what does it mean for you? It relates to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). This includes bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as ‘mad cow disease’.

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Bought a bargain on Facebook?

The internet, and in particular social media, has brought with it a new method of buying and selling livestock. Buy, swap, and sell groups on sites such as Facebook, or ads on sites such as Gumtree are now a popular way to trade goods, including livestock.

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New approach to JD in cattle… what does it mean for me?

The new approach to Johne’s disease in cattle focuses on managing on-farm biosecurity risk rather than controlling disease through regulation, and treats JD as just one of many diseases that producers must manage within their business.

More information is available here.