Top Animal Health Links This Week (Oct. 19-25)

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.

General

Great resource from OMAFRA on Rodent Control in Livestock and Poultry Facilities

Bovine

We have a new #bovine podcast up: Bovine Respiratory Disease: Postmortem Intricacies 

Interesting article about using DNA as a baseline for future detection Johne’s disease, BRD and more

Free workshop on antibiotic use in veal production is being offered by OntarioVeal at OMAFRA’s Woodstock office

Companion Animals

How animal cancer treatments are helping us learn about human cancer  

Equine

In the U.S., there will soon be a vaccine available for equine leptospirosis

2 great visual guides for equine veterinarians about antimicrobial resistance c/o British Equine Veterinary Assn 

Learn about the causes, clinical signs, diagnosis, and prevention of Potomac fever in horses  

Poultry

Poultry Producers – You can use these screening posters at entry points to barns 

Industry Infectious Laryngotracheitis Disease Advisory from the Feather Board Command Centre

From CFIA-Animals: Notice to Industry – Farm Biosecurity During Wild Bird Migration

Small Ruminants

A great biosecurity resource from OntarioGoat: Following Good Biosecurity Protocols Can Keep Your Farm Disease-Free

Goat Profitability Workshops are being offered by OntarioGoat in Belleville, Tavistock, and Listowel 

Swine


H3N8 Flu Virus Raises Concern as Some Strains Go Undetected in Pigs

More on antimicrobial resistance from The Pig Site

Wildlife

With bat week coming up, CWHCRCSF outlines this year’s initiative and challenges facing bat populations