Browsing Research Articles (Production Animal Studies) by UP Author "Bath, Gareth F."

Browsing Research Articles (Production Animal Studies) by UP Author "Bath, Gareth F."

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  • Bath, Gareth F.; Leask, Rhoda; Pettey, Kenneth P.; Coetzee, Debra J. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-09-30)
    The history, circumstances, clinical signs, post mortem lesions, morbidity, mortality and laboratory findings are described in an abortion storm in sheep that occurred in Mpumalanga, South Africa, associated with infection ...
  • Leask, Rhoda; Pettey, Kenneth P.; Bath, Gareth F. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-10-23)
    Heartwater is a serious limiting factor for sheep and goat production in the major endemic area of sub-Saharan Africa and therefore most knowledge, research and control methods originate from this region. Whilst the usual ...
  • Bath, Gareth F. (Elsevier, 2014-05)
    Because we became an unintended world leader in the development of multiple anthelmintic resistance, South Africa has had to find, embrace and implement more sustainable and holistic methods of managing helminths in sheep. ...
  • Leask, Rhoda; Van Wyk, J.A. (Jan Aucamp); Thompson, P.N. (Peter N.); Bath, Gareth F. (Elsevier, 2013-02)
    Much research has gone into developing a sustainable management tool for haemonchosis, namely the FAMACHA© system, which has been validated by numerous studies worldwide. However, the financial implications on production ...
  • Leask, Rhoda; Pettey, Kenneth P.; Bath, Gareth F. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-05-19)
    Congenital malformations of the branchial arches, clefts and grooves have not been previously reported in sheep. These defects may be due to infectious agents (especially viruses), toxins or genetic abnormalities. Defects ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; Janse van Rensburg, A.; Pettey, Kenneth P.; Van Vuuren, Moritz; Kidanemariam, Awoke (South African Veterinary Association, 2011-12)
    An outbreak of necrotic dermatitis in sheep was intensively investigated. Initially 19 of 147 Letelle (Merino-type) ewes were identified but closer inspection revealed 57 sheep that had skin lesions, some very slight, and ...
  • Bath, Gareth F. (Elsevier, 2011-03)
    No abstract available.
  • Anderson, Rhoda; Bath, Gareth F.; Thompson, P.N. (Peter N.); Stadler, M.M. (South African Veterinary Association, 2010)
    Two adult Dorper ewes developed an oesophageal obstruction (choke) by consuming a pelleted ration. The history, clinical signs and method of treatment were recorded in each case. One case was treated surgically via rumenotomy ...
  • Leask, Rhoda; Bath, Gareth F. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2012-12-13)
    During a routine flock visit, a farmer observed that one of the eight tooth Bapedi rams had been losing body condition despite being separated from the flock and fed supplementary feed. The ram’s body condition score was ...
  • Leask, Rhoda; Botha, Albertha M.; Bath, Gareth F. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-02-12)
    In July 2006, a case of two out of three lambs born to one ewe in a flock of 45 had signs that, in retrospect, were possibly consistent with Schmallenberg virus infection. This occurred in the Onderstepoort area (Gauteng ...