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Lumpy Skin Disease reaches Indonesia

Lumpy Skin Disease reaches Indonesia

Lumpy Skin Disease reaches Indonesia Lumpy Skin Disease is a serious threat to Australia’s cattle herd and export markets. Cases were confirmed on the Indonesia island of Sumatra in March 2022. Early detection and reporting is critical to containment of this...
Bovine fibropapilloma in weaner mob

Bovine fibropapilloma in weaner mob

Bovine fibropapilloma in weaner mob Unusual presentation: About 50 animals developing nodular to flat skin lesions within 3 weeks. Above: Skin lesions on one of the less affected weaners in the mob. Time and location: September 2021, Queensland​. Case definition:...
Gross path challenge #7

Gross path challenge #7

Gross path challenge #7 Photo: Doug Macnought, Qld DAF DESCRIPTION: There are multiple variably-sized (1–5 cm diameter) exophytic nodules protruding from the skin around the left eye. The nodules are mottled black and grey and verrucous (warty) in appearance​. Dx:...
Lantana poisoning in yearling heifers

Lantana poisoning in yearling heifers

Lantana poisoning in yearling heifers  Unusual presentation:  Acute illness and buccal erosions in young heifers. Above: Lesions under the tongue are sometimes the only signs of photosensitisation in cattle with pigmented skin as this area is exposed to sunlight when...
Acutely lame sheep in western Queensland

Acutely lame sheep in western Queensland

Acutely lame sheep in western Queensland  Unusual presentation: Acute lameness in recently introduced sheep. Above: Interdigital dermatitis and some cases with under-running of coronary band. Time and location: March 2020, western Queensland. Case definition: Acute...