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Johne’s Disease in New Zealand – Noemi Locher

Noemi shares work from her masters thesis about Johne’s disease in cattle comparing analysis from New Zealand and Germany.

Some key themes from her work include:

  • calving management needs to be more hygienic – ‘healthy’ milk is an essential
  • culled animals should not end up “in the hole”
  • clinically suspicious animals need to be examined post mortem (tissue sample)

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