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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 2023-24 Summer Edition...Alpaca afflictions...

An introduction to the diseases of alpacas in Australia by Patrick Staples

This paper provides an introduction and overview of some of the diseases of alpacas that may be seen in Australia (and updated with three new diseases)... Read more

From the Archives (1950)...High mortality events...

Smashes in Sheep and Cattle from Plant Poisoning by FJ Madden

One of the most tragic smashes of this century was the catastrophe of October 20, 1907, on Nogabri Reserve; near Gunnedah when precisely 585 head of quality 4 and 5-year-old bullocks... Read More

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