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Animal health surveillance refers to the collection, processing and dissemination of animal health and disease information. Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is committed to high quality animal health surveillance, to protect and enhance Ireland’s superior animal health status.

Update on Avian Influenza in Europe December 2019

An update on the Avian Influenza situation in Europe.

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African swine fever update November 2019

African swine fever (ASF) is a viral disease of pigs and wild boar that is usually fatal.

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Liver Fluke Forecast November 2019

The Liver Fluke forecast is based on meteorological data gathered between May and October by Met Éireann.

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Blackleg Surge Autumn 2019

A small surge has been reported in the detection of blackleg by the Department’s Regional Veterinary Laboratories.

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Animal Health Awareness Day 2019

On 28 November 2019 a number of events will take place for the first ever Animal Health Awareness Day!  

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Sheep Ireland Scrapie Genotypes DAFM Approval

A genotyping service provided via Sheep Ireland has now been approved by DAFM for generating scrapie results.

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