The NAHF supports the frequent reporting of the disease status in areas. Please see here the RuVASA-DAFF reporting system: Alternatively visit the RuVASA website: http://ruvasa.co.za/disease-reporting/ Here is the monthly disease reporting form: form-Monthly-disease-report-form-2017-1 The biggest challenges has been: Wireworm and especially resistant strains. Blue ticks and resistant blue ticks Sheep […]

Brucella Jan-Jun2017

OBP Product Availability Report – 2018-02-01

The Onderstepoort Biological Products Facility has committed to inform the NAHF members on their product availability on a monthly basis. See here the report for February: Product availability Feb 2018 We thank OBP for their commitment in strengthening the communication with stakeholders. See here the availability of Bluetongue communication: SKMBT_36318020814470

Antibiotic Use in Food Producing Animals-2017-12-21

See here the online article of the meta-analysis of restricting the use of antibiotic use in food animals and its impact on ABR in food animals and humans supplied by Hailey Eagar from Boeringer Ingelheim and the Association for Veterinary Consultants. http://www.academia.edu/35117793/Restricting_the_use_of_antibiotics_in_food-producing_animals_and_its_associations_with_antibiotic_resistance_in_food-producing_animals_and_human_beings_a_systematic_review_and_meta-analysis    


See here the information supplied by LANDBOU WEEKBLAD-Vra vir Faffa-Also see http://www.landbou.com for more info: Listeriosis in animals Question: There have been recent media reports about deaths from Listeriosis in people in South Africa. Does the disease also occur in animals? Answer: Listeriosis is caused by a bacterium [germ], Listeria monocytogenes. […]