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Ovine Diseases


The range of diagnoses 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 caused of death in sheep presented for examination at the regional laboratories of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

|  In 2017 , approximately 1368 ovine carcasses were submitted for post-mortem examination.