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Adult Sheep (over 12 months old)


Table 3.2: The conditions most frequently diagnosed on post-mortem examinations of adult sheep (over 12 months of age) in 2017 (n= 574 )
CategoryCountPercentage
Respiratory Infections 89 14.7
Liver disease 64 10.6
GIT Infections 61 10.1
CNS 50 8.3
Diagnosis not reached 44 7.3
Clostridial disease 42 6.9
Systemic Infections 39 6.5
Nutritional/metabolic conditions 29 4.8
Reproductive Tract Conditions 29 4.8
Cardiac/circulatory conditions 24 4.0
GIT torsion/obstruction 18 3.0
Poisoning 16 2.6
Peritonitis 15 2.5
Pregnancy toxaemia 15 2.5
Trauma 10 1.6
Mastitis 9 1.5
Integument/Musculoskeletal 7 1.2
Urinary Tract conditions 7 1.2
Abcessation 6 1.0 

Adult Sheep (over 12 months old)

Figure 3.2: The conditions most frequently diagnosed on post-mortem examinations of adult sheep (over 12 months of age) in 2017 (n= 574 )