Calving - Breaking the cycle of Johne's infection
Tue 26 Feb 2019
Irish Johne's control programme
Breaking the cycle of Johne's infection starts even before calves are born. Since large numbers of bacteria may be shed in the dung or milk of infected adult cattle, it is important to limit the exposure of calves during and immediately after birth to dung or mud which may be contaminated by MAP, the bacterium which causes Johne's disease.
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