A comparison of different models for assessing variation in the seroprevalence of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
by farm, area and district in Kenya.
The society introduced blood tests for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD), Leptospirosis and Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
(IBR) for the multi-breed sales at Perth last year.
He said the farmers involved had blood tested their cattle for Johne's disease, infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
, bovine virus diarrhoea, and leptospirosis and the animals have been in quarantine while the breed society liaised with the National Assembly's animal health division on the necessary legislation.
Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
(IBR) is the most common of the three viruses which cause respiratory disease in cattle.
DAIRY farmers can now get their bulk tank milk tested for Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
(IBR) free through the Bayovac IBR Control and Eradication Plan.
"Most farmers will be familiar with monitoring of disease by using bulk milk antibody tests which tests for Leptospirosis, Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) and Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
(IBR) being available for a number of years now.
The main bacterial cause is Pasteurella and the main viral types are IBR (Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
), PI3 (Parainfluenza type 3) and the worst of all these days RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus).