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Sudden death due to probable urea toxicity

Sudden death due to probable urea toxicity

Sudden death due to probable urea toxicity Unusual presentation: 100 of 3000 Brahman cattle found dead. Above: Heifer in lateral recumbency with mild head and neck tremors Time and location: August 2023, WA​​. Case definition: Cows and bulls found dead in a paddock,...
Heifer with ‘lumpy’ skin lesions – LSD rule-out

Heifer with ‘lumpy’ skin lesions – LSD rule-out

Heifer with ‘lumpy’ skin lesions – LSD rule-out Unusual presentation: Investigation of skin lesions in response to industry alert for increased vigilance around Lumpy Skin Disease. Above: Thick encrustations of matted hair and dried exudate that peeled off leaving...
NABS network members

NABS network members

NABSnet members NameOrganisationLocationEmail Kevin BellNABSnet Vet AdviserBroomenabsvetadviser@gmail.com Amanda DunnKatherine Vet CareKatherineaccounts@katherinevetcare.com.au Annette EatherTableland Veterinary SurgeryEdmontonnqvs@tablelandvet.com.au Ayrial...
Annual ryegrass toxicity in yarded bulls

Annual ryegrass toxicity in yarded bulls

Annual ryegrass toxicity in yarded bulls Unusual presentation: Fifteen bulls with respiratory and nervous signs, three dying within a few days of the onset of clinical signs. Above: A severely affected bull – has a wide-based stance and is unwilling to move....
Collecting Johne’s disease samples

Collecting Johne’s disease samples

Collecting Johne’s disease samples Sample collection is generally the same for all JD testing purposes – interstate livestock movements, industry assurance programs, live animal export testing or clinical diagnosis. This  overview of the laboratory...