Friday, 22 February 2019 09:26

Bad news for sheep, cattle

Traditionally, bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) has been considered a disease of cattle. But lately it has been found to cause infections in sheep, deer, alpacas, llamas and pigs. 

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 27 July 2018 09:55

Campaign sets sights on BVD control

Dairy and beef farmers are being asked to help develop frameworks to control the disease bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD).

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 07 April 2017 11:55

$1m to fight BVD and FE

Almost $1 million will go to projects aimed at combating animal diseases from the Ministry for Primary Industries’ Sustainable Farming Fund.

Published in Farm Health

The funding of research into facial eczema (FE) and bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD), and better use of antimicrobials and disease management on dairy farms, has been boosted in the latest Sustainable Farming Fund round.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 11:55

Poor conception rates may mask BVD

NZ dairy farmers are being encouraged to be vigilant about bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) which DairyNZ says affects up to 60% of dairy cows and 90% of herds.

Published in Farm Health
 

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