Late break leads to 'outbreak proportions' of preg tox in lambing flocks

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Updated June 26 2024 - 10:58am, first published June 22 2024 - 12:00pm
Dr Jane Gaussen, Hamilton, advised sheep farmers on how best to deal with cases of pregnancy toxemia. Picture by Barry Murphy
Dr Jane Gaussen, Hamilton, advised sheep farmers on how best to deal with cases of pregnancy toxemia. Picture by Barry Murphy

West Victoria's late break is leading to "outbreak proportions" of pregnancy toxemia and hypocalcemia in late gestation and lambed ewes on some farms, according to livestock vet Dr Jane Gaussen, Hamilton.

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