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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...
Laboratory contacts

Laboratory contacts

Laboratory contacts Western Australia DPIRD Diagnostics and Laboratory Services (DDLS)   Duty pathologist 08 9369 3351 [email protected]   DDLS – Animal Pathology, Building 64, Department of Primary Industries & Regional Development, 3 Baron-Hay Court,...
Bovine hypertensive syndrome in mature cows

Bovine hypertensive syndrome in mature cows

Bovine hypertensive syndrome in mature cows Unusual presentation: Thirteen cows died or became recumbent within two weeks of being drafted and put onto supplementary feed. Time and location:  November 2020, northern WA​. Case definition: Ataxia, recumbency and death...