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Case notes on veterinary investigations in sheep, cattle and other species

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Articles highlighting veterinary investigations of disease incidents in sheep flocks, cattle herds and other livestock species, mostly in New South Wales, that may prove of interest to veterinarians and students of veterinary science.

From the 2019 Conference Edition...Jillian Kelly & Scott Parry talk about early weaning as a drought strategy...

Early weaning lambs & calves by Jillian Kelly, DV Coonamble & Scott Parry, North West Vets

Early weaning is a powerful drought management tool that can be used to influence nutritional, reproductive, animal health, behavioural, logistical and environmental factors associated with breeding sheep and cattle ... Read more

From the Archives...in 1955 Allan Farleigh talks about diseases associated with droughts...

Diseases Associated with Droughts by EA Farleigh, Inspector of Stock, Glen Innes-Inverell

It is interesting to summarise various disease conditions which were encountered during the second and third quarters of 1954, and to connect them in no small measure to the lack of feed at the time ... Read More

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