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Focus on hoof care (Part 1)

There have been many myths and different opinions in the past regarding the subject of the bovine hoof. Part of the reason...

Stop Rift Valley fever in its tracks

It goes without saying that Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a serious disease. All livestock owners must vaccinate their animals as the...

Ivermectin: Safe for animals and humans?

Ivermectin’s potential as an effective remedy against COVID-19 is currently being debated worldwide, with experts divided on the use of the agent...

Avian influenza diagnosed in at least ten European countries

During the past couple of weeks, avian influenza has hit at least ten European countries. In addition to the Netherlands, the virus...

Ivermectin not a miracle cure for COVID-19

Ivermectin has made headlines recently as a so-called 'miracle cure' for COVID-19. In a press release, the South African Health Products Regulatory...

The do’s and dont’s of tail docking

Tail docking is usually performed in sheep and involves both surgical and non-surgical methods to shorten or remove the tail. While some...

New test for Johne’s disease could be a game-changer

A promising new test for Johne’s disease in dairy cattle has been developed at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) and...

Topline Pour-on takes care of tick problems

One of the biggest problems facing the South African cattle producer is tick infestation. Various tick species in South Africa infest cattle....

Export progress with poultry master plan

When the poultry industry master plan was signed a year ago, no one could have predicted the devastating effects that a pandemic...

The Netherlands to cull 35 700 chickens due to bird flu

This article was originally published by Reuters. Click here to read the original article. Dutch animal health authorities will...