Need to know facts about Campylobacter in sheep

Campylobacter is one of the most common causes of sheep abortions in New Zealand. Many people associate Campybacteriosis with abortions in the last six weeks of pregnancy, however trial work has shown that Campylobacter abortions are just the tip of the iceberg and of greater economic importance is:

  • Still births
  • Weak lambs
  • More dry ewes
  • Poor scanning results
  • Losses between scanning and tailing
Key facts about Campylobacter in sheep in New Zealand

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