Sask. testing program reveals Johne’s

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Saskatchewan’s Johne’s testing program has found a significant number of positive herds, but provincial disease surveillance veterinarian Wendy Wilkins says that’s because the participants already suspected they had a problem. The program offered through Growing Forward 2 began in the fall of 2013. As of March 2017, 12,300 head had been […] Read more

Imperfect testing tools makes Johne’s disease control difficult

Johne’s disease is considered by some to be a disease that primarily affects dairy cattle. While the disease is not as common in beef cattle, it can represent a significant problem in herds dealing with the infection. Johne’s disease was first de-scribed in 1826 and is a bacterial infection that results in a syndrome of […] Read more