Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has launched a complimentary blood testing service that allows practitioners to investigate one of the main infectious causes of early embryo loss in sheep flocks.

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has launched a complimentary blood testing service that allows practitioners to investigate one of the main infectious causes of early embryo loss in sheep flocks.
 
The annual subsidised Barren EweCheck diagnostic scheme, which began on December 1, will be available for breeding ewe flocks until March 31, 2010. The service establishes whether Toxoplasma gondii is potentially implicated in any empty or aborting ewes.
 
Data from the 2009 scheme showed that 69 per cent of flocks had been exposed to the toxoplasma parasite at some point before blood sampling. As a result, practitioners were able to give clients receiving a positive diagnosis timely advice on disease control and the benefits of a Toxovax vaccination regime.
 
Further information and the 2010 Barren EweCheck pads are available directly from the companys Veterinary Support Group by calling 01908 685685.

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