Top Animal Health Links This Week (Jan 23-29)

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.

General

Saskatchewan makes PID mandatory! http://buff.ly/2jerEqw Don’t know what a PID is? Find out here

Dr. Andria Bitton discusses exploring the mental health of agricultural producers in Canada

The “Baccoon” isn’t real, but rabies is. Vaccinate your pets against rabies and keep their vaccines up to date

Ontario Rabies Update: new case of raccoon strain in Brant & new case of fox strain in a cow in Perth

Great information on Predation and Wildlife Damage for producers at OMAFRA

Bovine

Bovine tuberculosis has been found in a large dairy herd and a large beef herd in northern Michigan

Companion Animals

Interesting write-up about Plague in Domestic Cats in Idaho last year

Equine

1 case of Equine Infectious Anemia reported in Quebec. There hasn’t been a positive for EIA in a horse in QC since 2011- Notice is in French

Poultry

From the Feather Board Command Centre: Heightened Biosecurity Stand Down for Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry

Small Ruminants

Livestock disease insect discovered in Ontario – OAHN worked with these researchers during the Bluetongue diagnosis

Wildlife

A captive deer in Pennsylvania has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease – first time since 2014