Prevalence of bovine trichomonosis and associated risk factors in bulls from Spanish beef herds

New publication on TheriogenologyDOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.01.030 Bovine trichomonosis is a sexually transmitted disease considered as an important cause of early reproductive failure in beef cattle. Bulls act as asymptomatic carriers, whereas the disease in cows causes early embryonic death or abortion. Economic losses arise from prolonged calving intervals and reduced calf drop caused [...]

Salud y sanidad animal

Present and future of the treatment of toxoplasmosis and neosporosis in domestic ruminants

Toxoplasmosis and neosporosis are protozoan parasite diseases that cause important economic losses in farm ruminants. Toxoplasma gondii infection mainly produces abortion in small ruminants (sheep and goats) and is a zoonosis with impact on public health. Neospora caninum infection is one of the most important causes of abortion in cattle worldwide. Vaccination has been [...]