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See here RuVASA newsletter for June 2021: RuVASA Newsletter Link June 2021
Dok Faffa on Grootplaas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzdrEpj-RZM&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1eCJE27FoYQPoMsXSLKweTwEfR-hdDKwnUBAX3c8dPBl-VDaPHxQSPO7o We thank Dok Faffa and Grootplaas for informing the country of the threats of diseases on the farm and the importance of maintaining good biosecurity.
DOK FAFFA | MT Steynprys vir Natuurwetenskaplike en Tegnologie vir 2021 Die Raad van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns het die MT Steynprys vir Natuurwetenskaplike en Tegnologie vir 2021 aan die bekende dieregesondheidveearts, dr Francois (Fafa) Malan toegeken. Dié prestigeprys word toegeken aan “‘n persoon vir sy/haar skeppende […]
Veterinarians or para-veterinary professionals should take the necessary precautions when handling any animal that may potentially be infected with Brucellosis, e.g. a cow from a positive or unknown status herd that has aborted or that requires calving assistance. Wearing the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) including shoulder-length disposable plastic gloves, […]
Pasteurised dairy products are safe from Brucellosis. Raw dairy products from Brucellosis infected herds are not safe. If you are uncertain about the safety of your dairy products, boil the raw milk for 10 to 15 seconds before consumption or processing into cheese or other dairy products. #BrakesonBrucellosis #CollaborateTestVaccinate #Brucellosis […]
All infected cattle sent to an abattoir must be accompanied by a Red Cross permit from the state veterinarian. Farmers should ensure that the abattoir accepts Brucella-positive cattle. These cattle should only be slaughtered with special precautions at the end of a day’s slaughtering and the abattoir must be […]
Animals that test positive for Brucellosis are branded with a hot C-branding iron by state veterinary services on the right-hand side of the neck, approximately 15cm below the junction of the head and neck. The onus rests with you as the farmer to keep infected animals in quarantine until a […]