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A matched case-control study of factors associated with retention of fetal membranes in dairy ewes in Southern Greece
We defined retention of fetal membranes (RFM) in dairy ewes as failure to expel the placenta within 6 h after lambing the last lamb and designed a matched case-control study to identify factors that affect the risk of ...
Case report: High prevalence rate of ovine mastitis, caused by coagulase-negative staphylococci and predisposed by increased gossypol consumption
A case of unusually high (>94%) prevalence of mastitis in a flock of dairy sheep, which was caused by coagulase-negative staphylococci (cnS) and associated with increased gossypol consumption, is presented. The animals ...
Efficacy of moxidectin against sarcoptic mange and effects on milk yield of ewes and growth of lambs
Forty-eight dairy ewes and 45 lambs naturally infested with sarcoptic mange, were divided into three equal groups and treated with moxidectin 1% inj. sol. at a dose rate of 0.2 mg moxidectin kg(-1) bodyweight once or twice ...
Abortion in ewes associated with Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
We describe the features of an outbreak of ovine abortions caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in a flock of sheep in Greece. Abortion occurred in 3.5% of ewes in the flock; the foetuses were well developed and had ...
Incidence risk and aetiology of mammary abnormalities in dry ewes in 10 flocks in Southern Greece
In a field investigation of 10 flocks in Southern Greece, 3367 dairy ewes were examined twice, in order to estimate the incidence risk and the aetiology of mammary abnormalities during the dry-period. Abnormal secretion, ...