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Cattle Diseases


The range of diagnoses of animals submitted for post-mortem examination varies according to the age of the animal, thus the results in this section are presented by age category. In order to facilitate presentation and comparison, conditions which affect given systems have been grouped together.

This section presents the most commonly diagnosed causes of death in cattle presented for post-mortem examination at the regional laboratories of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.


|  During 2017 , 2524 cattle carcasses were submitted for examination.

 

Distribution of submissions of Bovine Carcasses by RVL in 2017

Figure 1.1: Bovine carcass submissions (excluding foetuses), aggregated and mapped at their DED (District Electoral Division)) and colour-couded by Regional Veterinary Laboratory