Bovine pestivirus infection
Pestivirus is widespread throughout the Australian cattle population.
About 70% of herds are actively infected with the virus.
Infection of susceptible animals can cause a variety of diseases, some not apparent until well after the initial spread of the virus in a herd.
This Primefact covers the following topics:
- Spread and persistence of pestivirus in a herd
- Diseases due to pestivirus
- Reproductive diseases
- Diagnosis of pestivirus
- Managing pestivirus in the breeding herd