What is Neospora?
Neospora is caused by a protozoan organism. It is spread in dog faeces which cattle consume and become infected. Neospora is becoming more widely recognised as a common cause of abortion in UK dairy herds at around 4-7 months of pregnancy.
What animals are at risk?
Neospora caninum affects mainly cattle, dogs and other animals such as foxes, although it can also affect sheep, goats, deer and horses. The parasite...