Mycoplasma bovis

The recent outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis in New Zealand has shown how vulnerable our rare breeds of cattle can suddenly become. Please check a website such as wwwdairynz.co.nz for up-to-date information to ensure your cattle are kept as safe as they possibly can from becoming infected.

Thank you to DairyNZ for allowing us to use information on their website wwwdairynz.co.nz to put the following quick guide together.

Quick Guide to Preventing Infection of Your Cattle

What is Mycoplasma bovis?

What are the signs of Mycoplasma bovis?

How does Mycoplasma bovis spread?

What can I do to prevent my cattle from being infected?

Thanks to Marina Steinke for putting the above information together.
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