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Lambing Information Sheet: Joint ill in lambs

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Lambing Information Sheet: Joint ill in lambs

Joint-ill is a recurring problem at lambing time and a variety of different bacteria can cause problems. Streptococcus dysgalactiae is capable of causing major outbreaks in lambs even where hygiene and management appear to be good.  This information sheet gives more information about the illness and ways to deal with any outbreaks

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