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  • Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis

      Known as a disease that effects the farmers income the most, Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease. The Zoonotic infection affects both cow’s fertility rate and in lactating cattle effects the rate
  • Global Rise of Mycotoxins in Feed & Cereals

    The increasing amounts of mycotoxins present in corn, cereals and finished feed is becoming a global issue according to BIOMIN’s World Mycotoxin Survey 2019. The report highlights the regional risk level of
  • Paratuberculosis

    Paratuberculosis

      Paratuberculosis or more commonly known as Johne’s Disease is the most prevalent disease amongst cattle. Affecting the lower digestive system causing diarrhoea, wasting and a loss of dairy production. It has
  • Brazil Bans Tylosin for Swine Production

    Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has banned the antibiotic and growth promoter tylosin for use in swine production. The ban was put in place as tylosin has been classified
  • Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis

    Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis

      Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis is a respiratory disease which can cause affects the cattle’s upper respiratory system and can cause fatal pneumonia in some cattle along with a prolonged drop in milk
  • Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

      Bovine Viral Diarrhoea is one of the most common diseases found within a herd. The disease which affects the cattle respiratory and reproductive systems of the cattle is caused through a
  • Why do I need the Bovine Pathogen Array?

      Infectious disease represents a major threat to the productivity and welfare of cattle worldwide. The scale of infection and costs associated with such disease outbreaks represent one of the biggest challenges
  • Why is testing for Tartaric Acid important in wine making?

      Tartaric Acid is a unique acid that is not commonly found in fruit, however it is a primary acid component in grapes. It is one key acid that is monitored during
  • Wheat rejected by Italy from USA for high levels of Deoxynivalenol

      As reported on the European Commission RASFF portal, a recent import of soft wheat from the USA to Italy was rejected by border controls, for containing residue levels above the maximum
  • Why is testing for Total Antioxidant Status important in wine making?

      Total Antioxidant Status can also be used to determine the phenolic content of beverages such as wine, beer and fruit juice. Antioxidants present in red wine, tea and other beverages have