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

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

From the Archives (1974)...An overview of Anthrax from an experienced veterinarian...

Anthrax by P Green

My first experience with Anthrax was in 1955 when I was appointed to the Flying Stock Inspector Service at Bourke... Read More

From the 2022 Winter Edition...EAD investigation...

Deep Ulcers of Unknown Origin on the Nose and Lips of a Steer: Foot and Mouth Disease and Lumpy Skin Disease Excluded by Kylie Greentree

In this case a producer submitted a photograph of a steer with deep ulcers on the nose and lips prompting an emergency animal disease exclusion... Read more

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New calf with arched posture

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