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Crecora Mills Dairy Seminar Dec 2016 This is a brief summary of some of the topics that were discussed at our Dairy Seminar held in the Rathkeale House Hotel on 21st Dec 2016. The guest speaker was Jim Uprichard from Trouw nutrition. Jim is a well respected nutritionist that has...Read more
Coccidiosis is a major problem for our farmers and up to know the only solution has been to buy very expensive medicated feed to try to stay ahead of the problem. For years we have been looking for a solution to this problem and now thanks to our mineral suppliers...Read more
Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) Cause Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a highly contagious, infectious respiratory disease that is caused by Bovine Herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1). It can affect young and older cattle. In addition to causing respiratory disease, this virus can cause conjunctivitis, abortions, encephalitis, and generalised systemic infections. IBR is characterised...Read more
Coccidiosis is caused by single-celled parasites known as coccidia. There are several species in cattle, not all of which cause disease. The species that cause disease are primarily found in the large intestine, and the diarrhoea results from damage to the cells lining it. Coccidiosis is particularly common in calves between...Read more
Rumen Acidosis Rumen acidosis is a metabolic disease of cattle. Like most metabolic diseases it is important to remember that for every cow that shows clinical signs, there will be several more which are affected sub-clinically. Acidosis is said to occur when the pH of the rumen falls to less...Read more
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