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  • BSE and Sheep: Current Knowledge, Risk Assessment, SRM Controls and Options - The Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee presents research findings on prion diseases in sheep and outlines areas of research still to be undertaken. [PDF]
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  • Chlamydiosis: Enzootic Abortion of Ewes - Information on this infection caused by Chlamydophilia abortus, the risk it causes to humans, especially pregnant women, and the infection in sheep.
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  • Club Lamb Fungus - Information from Virginia Cooperative Extension on this condition, its clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment.
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  • Contagious Epididymitis - Information on this disease of male sheep caused by Brucella ovis, its clinical signs, serological testing and the GB and EU legislation covering it.
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  • Disease Factsheet: Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis) - Information on this form of brucellosis which mostly affects sheep and goats, its clinical signs, geographical spread, tests and the GB and EU legislation covering it.
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  • Disease Factsheet: Contagious Agalactia - Information on this notifiable disease which affects sheep and goats, its clinical signs and post-mortem appearances.
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  • Epididymitis in Range and Purebred Rams - Factsheet from Utah State University Extension. [PDF]
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  • Listeriosis and Risks in Lambing Season - Information on this disease caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, the risk it causes to humans especially pregnant women, and the infection in sheep.
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  • Maryland Small Ruminant Page: Diseases - Provides links to information on a large number of diseases and conditions that affect sheep and goats.
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  • Mastitis - Description of the mammary gland system, causes of mastitis and methods to treat and prevent inflammation of the mammary gland or udder of the ewe.
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  • Nutritional Diseases of Sheep - Factsheet from Utah State University Extension. [PDF]
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  • Orf - Information on this disease of sheep and goats caused by a parapox virus, the clinical signs in animals, the disease in humans (usually people directly handling sheep) and its epidemiology.
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  • Pregnancy Toxemia - Symptoms, treatment and prevention.
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  • Preventing Pasture Bloat in Sheep - Bloat can be a sudden and lethal occurrence for sheep. Often, unless the livestock is being monitored closely, the first symptom one notices is dead or distressed animals.
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  • Sheep and Goat Pox - Information on this disease, its transmission and spread, clinical signs, diagnosis and what is being done to prevent its entry into Canada.
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  • Sheep Pox - DEFRA factsheet providing information on the history and spread of this disease, the clinical signs, post-mortem appearances and the UK and EU legislation covering it.
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  • Summary of Disease of Range Sheep - Factsheet from Utah State University Extension. [PDF]
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  • Toxoplasmosis and Risks in Lambing Season - This disease, caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, is the second most common cause of abortion in sheep. This article provides information on the disease in sheep and its transmission to humans.
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  • Udder Diseases of Sheep - There are two major udder disease problems of ewes, hardbag and bluebag. They both tend to occur sporadically and are frustrating for producers to treat or prevent. [PDF]
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  • Urinary Calculi in Growing Lambs - Factors predisposing young rams to urinary crystals and blockage of the urethra.
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  • White Muscle Disease in Sheep and Goats - WMD is a degenerative muscle disease. This guide reports on the disease cause, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
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