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

2017 Autumn edition of case studies


Bacterial meningitis in a ram
Written by: Rahul Shankar – District Veterinarian (DV), Young and Erika Bunker – Veterinary Pathologist, EMAI
This case report describes an animal exhibiting severe neurological symptoms that was also eligible for the National Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Program (NTSEP), a program that underpins market access with our trading partners ... Read More

High prevalence mild dermatophilosis (lumpy wool) in unweaned merino lambs following a wet spring
Written by: Will Berry (Final year veterinary student, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga NSW) and Bruce Watt, Central Tablelands Local Land Services, Bathurst, NSW
Dermatophilosis in sheep (lumpy wool) is a dermatitis caused by the bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis, but can affect a range of animal species including horses, cattle, goats and humans ... Read More

Ovine segmental axonopathy in two fine wool merino flocks
Written by: Petrea Wait1, Katherine Loring2, Patrick Shearer3, Tom Westermann3 & Erika Bunker3, Peter Windsor4