Unloading cattle at Penrith market© John Eveson
Purchasing livestock is the most likely way of introducing disease into a herd, but that risk can be removed. Andrew Cobner president of the British Cattle Veterinary Association outlines disease avoidance strategies. A plan drawn up in collaboration with the farm vet is key and should include knowing the health status of your own herd first. You can then decide what health status you aspire to. Establish the health status of any herd you buy from. See also: Neospora added […]