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dc.contributor.authorBicknell, John
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-21T22:55:59Z
dc.date.available2014-05-21T22:55:59Z
dc.date.issued2001-11
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10182/6016
dc.descriptionThe New Zealand Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme develops emerging agribusiness leaders to help shape the future of New Zealand agribusiness and rural affairs. Lincoln University has been involved with this leaders programme since 1979 when it was launched with a grant from the Kellogg Foundation, USA.en
dc.description.abstractJohne's Disease is an infectious bacterial disease that primarily affects the intestinal tract of bovine and other ruminant animals. It is caused by a mycobacterium named Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. The microbe is only able to multiply inside an animal's intestinal tract. However, the development of clinical disease does not occur instantly and, in some instances, the organism is known to survive for more than a year in the intestinal tract. The microbe is also resistant to heat, cold and drying and can survive for considerable periods in the envi ronment . The main source of infection is directly from infected animals. Johne's Disease is as much a herd problem in New Zealand as it is a problem for individual animals. There are some recent, but unconfirmed, reports of culturing the microbe, or detecting its genetic components in humans with Crohns disease. Johne's Disease is an animal health problem which affects ruminant animals the world over. It therefore has implications for trade of dairy products as consumers become concerned and informed of animal health issues. It is therefore desirable that livestock industries take a proactive stance in increasing industry awareness and management measures to control the disease. This report gathers available research statistics and findings on the identification and treatment of Johne's Disease (JD) in the New Zealand dairy cow population and makes recommendations on its control through a variety of management systems.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherLincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesKellogg Rural Leaders Programme reporten
dc.rightsCopyright © The Author.en
dc.subjectJohne's Diseaseen
dc.subjectdairy industryen
dc.subjectanimal healthen
dc.subjectruminantsen
dc.subjectfarm management systemsen
dc.titleOn-farm management systems to control Johne's Diseaseen
dc.typeMonographen
lu.contributor.unitKellogg Rural Leadersen
dc.rights.accessRightsThis Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme report can be viewed only by current staff and students of Lincoln University.en
dc.subject.anzsrc070205 Animal Protection (Pests and Pathogens)en
dc.subject.anzsrc070107 Farming Systems Researchen


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