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Use of lincomycin to control respiratory infections in lambs: Effects on health and production
The efficacy of lincomycin to control respiratory infections in lambs was assessed in two trials. In trial 1, 72 lambs with active mycoplasmal pneumonia were allocated as follows: lambs in group T2 were treated with ...
Persistent efficacy of long-acting moxidectin for control of trichostrongylid infections of sheep
The objective was to evaluate long-acting moxidectin (Cydectin (R) 2% LA for sheep) against trichostrongylids in sheep. We performed a blocked, parallel, controlled clinical trial. We included 45 ewe-lambs, allocated into ...
Control of liver abscesses in lambs by using marbofloxacin
We describe cases of liver abscesses in a group of newborn lambs. Diagnosis was based on the combination of clinical signs with the findings of ultrasonographic examination of the abdomen: oval, hypoechoic structure with ...
Interactions between parasitic infections and reproductive efficiency in sheep
This review article summarises the many reports in the literature, confirming that, in sheep, parasitic infections can adversely affect reproductive efficiency; examples, which refer to all parts of the reproductive cycle ...
A case of bilateral auricular haematoma in a ewe-lamb with sarcoptic mange
A Lacaune ewe-lamb was referred with bilateral pinnal swelling and intense head-shaking. Soft, fluid-filled, painless swellings were present on the concave surface of both ear pinnae. Needle aspiration revealed sero-sanguineous ...
Sheep Diagnostic Medicine
Experimental staphylococcal mastitis in bitches: Clinical, bacteriological, cytological, haematological and pathological features
The objectives of the work were to study the features of experimentally induced canine mastitis and to present hypotheses regarding the pathogenesis of the disease. The tight caudal abdominal mammary gland of six bitches ...
Phylogenetic analysis of strains of Orf virus isolated from two outbreaks of the disease in sheep in Greece
Background: Although orf is endemic around the world, there are few descriptions of Orf virus strains and comparisons of these strains. We report the sequence and phylogenetic analysis of the partial B2L gene of Orf virus ...