Diseases


DISEASE REPORTS UPDATED-DECEMBER

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

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    


LISTERIOSIS IN ANIMALS-2017-12-07

See here the information supplied by LANDBOU WEEKBLAD-Vra vir Faffa-Also see http://www.landbou.comĀ 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. […]


DISEASE POSTERS AS PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL-2017-11-29

Please see here the various Publication Material Posters regarding Disease Control sent by DAFF Communications: ENGLISH 5 CORE FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BRUCELLOSIS ENGLISH A dozen things you must know about bovine brucellosis Brucella melitensis Export certification IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING VACCINATION AGAINST AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS (AHS) IN SOUTH AFRICA […]