Archive: March 2015

Dog walkers asked to support efforts to curb cattle disease

Dog walkers are being asked to rally their support  around new efforts to curb a potentially fatal disease in cattle.  The parasite based Neospora caninum has been on the rise for a number of years in British cattle herds.  While it has absolutely no effect on the quality or safety of meat or milk, infection often culminates in the loss of unborn calves among pregnant cows.

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Cattle farmers warned it’s time to get serious about disease control

UK cattle farmers must take firmer control of cattle disease if they are to remain competitive and secure future markets, domestically and overseas, for produce and breeding stock.

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