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Enzootic Abortion of Ewes (EAE)

Enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE) is the most common infectious cause of abortion in sheep in the UK. This factsheet is part of the Sustainable Sheep Systems series and covers what causes EAE, how it is transmitted and details what control measures can be put in place to prevent the spread of infection to minimise losses within the flock.

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