Small Ruminants Network

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Top Animal Health Links (Nov 11-17)

We look at animal disease news and continuing education pieces from the past week, with articles on One Health, companion animals, equine, small ruminants, swine, wildlife, and more!

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Ontario Rabies Update for November 6 - 1 New Case

One new case of raccoon rabies detected this week in a raccoon (Hamilton).

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Ontario Rabies Update for October 30 - 0 New Cases

October was Ontario’s 2nd terrestrial rabies-free month this year, and since the outbreak began in December 2015.

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Please see our latest Small Ruminants quarterly reports below, as well as supporting resources.

Please note that the veterinary reports, laboratory data, and clinical impressions summaries are meant only for veterinarians and registered veterinary technicians and are not to be shared publicly

Disease Resources

OAHN Small Ruminant Research Project 1: Distance support for on-farm investigation of adult small ruminant mortalities

Executive summary, full report, and poster for the OAHN Small Ruminant research project.

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OAVT Rabies Tips for Large Animal Hospitals

A guide on how large animal hospitals can deal with rabies.

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Animal Health Resources

Grad Student Feature: Jeanette Cooper and the Small Ruminant Adult Mortality Project

OVC Master's student Jeannette Cooper discusses the "Distance support for investigation into adult small ruminant mortalities" project

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Small Ruminant Podcasts

Link to all OAHN small ruminant podcasts.

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Industry Resources

Staying Ahead of the Curve Magazine: The Disease Surveillance Plan 2013-2018

Detailing what the DSP and OAHN completed from 2013-2018, including summaries by network, research projects, equipment purchased, tests developed, and much more.

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Provincial Premises Registry

Premises Identification Numbers: how to register, and what you should know. It's fast, easy, and every agri-business in Ontario can have one.

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Cache Valley Virus – A Cause of Birth Defects in Ontario Lambs

An in-depth look at Cache Valley Virus in Ontario.

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