Top Animal Health Links This Week (Oct 2-8)

To help you stay on top of animal health and disease news, we are posting our top links of the week, which will direct you to important information and discussions around animal health. Below, please find the links, broken down by Network. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter if you want to see the best animal health links on the net every day. Read our guides on how to use Twitter and Facebook for continuing education. If you missed last week’s top links, check them out here.

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Bees

Surprising Discovery: Nectar-Living Microbes Influence a Pollinator’s Foraging Preference

Companion Animals

Cool idea: wonder what this would look like for flu in animals, particularly companion animals?

WDG has some tips for avoiding ticks this fall – remember that ticks can spread disease to dogs and horses, too

Ontario seeks more Manitoulin Island puppies for provincial tick study

Learn everything you need to know about vaccines and your dog, from what vaccines are to what vaccines are available

Equine

Rabies in Horses: What to Know

Poultry

Reminder from the US that even if you have a few chickens, having a relationship with a vet is important

Deadly West Nile virus cases are spiking in LA. The first line of defense: chickens

Tips on rodent control for broiler farmers

Swine

Atypical Porcine Pestivirus reported in a case of congenital tremors in piglets from gilt litters at QC farm

Wildlife

Story about a U of G Master’s student examining the carriage of bacteria in the feces of Canada geese