Dairy cows grazing© Tim Scrivener
Lungworm is a parasitic infection of the bovine respiratory tract ingested from grazing contaminated pasture. It is becoming more prevalent in cattle – both adults and youngstock and as farmers aim to graze for longer periods, to keep feed and bedding costs low, it’s important that they understand the parasite and how to control it. The overall cost of an incident of lungworm per adult dairy cow is conservatively estimated at £140. Zoetis vet Dave Armstrong explains more about lungworm, […]