Johne’s Disease

Vets have central role in a sustainable farming industry – BVA president

Vets have central role in a sustainable farming industry – BVA president

British Veterinary Association (BVA) president, Justine Shotton, has highlighted the central role that veterinarians will play in delivering a more...

October 22, 2021

Could contract rearing be used to control Johne’s disease?

Could contract rearing be used to control Johne’s disease?

A recent report from Animal Health Ireland (AHI) suggested that contract rearing could be an effective way of preventing the...

July 4, 2021

US scientists create vaccine ‘cocktail’ to protect cattle against Johne’s disease

US scientists create vaccine ‘cocktail’ to protect cattle against Johne’s disease

Scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the scientific in-house research agency for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), have...

June 25, 2021

One third of dairy farmers not implementing biosecurity measures

One third of dairy farmers not implementing biosecurity measures

A 2020 survey carried out in the UK has confirmed that one in three dairy farmers do not fully implement...

March 29, 2021

Novel TB and Johne’s test secures £2.3 million funding for full validation

Novel TB and Johne’s test secures £2.3 million funding for full validation

A novel bovine TB and Johne’s test, which boasts quicker and more accurate results, has secured £2.3 million funding for full World...

March 26, 2021

What is Johne’s disease?

What is Johne’s disease?

Johne’s disease is a bacterial disease of cattle and other ruminants for which there is currently no cure. Johne’s is...

December 18, 2020

New test for Johne’s disease branded ‘game-changer’ for farmers

New test for Johne’s disease branded ‘game-changer’ for farmers

A promising new test for Johne’s Disease in dairy cattle has the potential to ramp up eradication efforts, offering fewer...

December 7, 2020

£350,000 robot to carry out Johne’s testing for NMR

£350,000 robot to carry out Johne’s testing for NMR

National Milk Records (NMR) has invested £350,000 in a state-of-the-art robotic machine that will be integrated into the ELISA testing...

July 2, 2020

3 effective ways of controlling Johne’s disease this calving season

3 effective ways of controlling Johne’s disease this calving season

With the calving season almost upon us, it is good idea to keep the necessary steps in mind to limit...

January 18, 2020

Farmers urged to take action on Johne’s as national deadline nears

Farmers urged to take action on Johne’s as national deadline nears

Farmers are urged to take action now to ensure they are ready for the beginning of the second phase of...

July 16, 2018

9 ways to minimise the risk of Johne’s Disease on your farm

9 ways to minimise the risk of Johne’s Disease on your farm

When it comes to calving time, the risk of Johne’s Disease infecting calves is higher than at other times of...

March 22, 2016

‘Respiratory problems on the rise within calf rearing units’

‘Respiratory problems on the rise within calf rearing units’

The current humid conditions are predisposing young calves to higher than normal levels of respiratory- related health problems, according to...

November 8, 2015

How to effectively control Johne’s Disease – AHI

How to effectively control Johne’s Disease – AHI

To effectively control Johne’s Disease it is necessary to reduce the risk of transmitting infection between animals (usually between adult...

April 20, 2015

UK dairy sector launches an initiative to reduce the incidence of Johne’s disease

UK dairy sector launches an initiative to reduce the incidence of Johne’s disease

The dairy industries in England, Scotland and Wales are joining forces to launch an Action Johne’s disease campaign, which will...

April 7, 2015

‘Johne’s eradication will take a long time, but control programme is a must’

‘Johne’s eradication will take a long time, but control programme is a must’

Eradication of Johne’s Disease will take a long time, according to Animal Health Ireland CEO Joe Flaherty, but a control...

January 24, 2015

The hidden threat of Johne’s Disease

The hidden threat of Johne’s Disease

NMR (National Milk Records) veterinarian Karen Bond highlighted the growing challenge of Johne’s Disease on dairy farms throughout the UK...

August 29, 2014