Displaying items by tag: facial eczema

Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:18

Be on the lookout for summer’s scourge

Warm summer temperatures bring with them the heightened risk of the production-limiting disease Facial Eczema (FE).

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 27 December 2019 08:55

Be proactive about managing facial eczema

Now is the time to be proactive about managing facial eczema.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 08:55

$100k annual cost for dairy farmers

Dairy facial eczema (FE) can cost farmers at least $100,000 each year in lost milk production, a recent study has found.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 16 December 2019 10:49

Be proactive about managing facial eczema

Now is the time to be proactive about managing facial eczema.

Published in Management
Friday, 13 December 2019 08:55

FE researchers aim to raise awareness

Facial eczema in dairy cattle can cause significant production losses without visible symptoms, says a new group formed to raise awareness of the disease.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:41

Facial eczema – the hidden killer

Most of the damage caused by facial eczema (FE) is subclinical (no obvious external signs) and goes unnoticed until it’s too late, comments Agritrade.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:27

$100k annual cost for dairy farmers

Dairy facial eczema (FE) can cost farmers at least $100,000 each year in lost milk production, a recent study has found.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 09:55

Manawatu farmers moving against facial eczema

A group of dairy farmers in southern Manawatu are taking a proactive approach to dealing with facial eczema (FE) in the coming months.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:39

Healthy livers, happy cows

Liver damage caused by Facial Eczema severely impacts animal welfare and productivity, yet many farmers are not sufficiently supplementing their cows to protect against it.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 29 November 2018 09:41

Genetics an answer to better FE tolerance

Facial eczema (FE) is a seasonal scourge, but genetic selection can help minimise the impact of this production-limiting disease in sheep.

Published in Farm Health
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