Blood-sucking parasite putting bite on cattle

Climate has proved a trigger for a resurgence of oriental theileriosis through herds in eastern Victoria.
Producers need to be alert to any health changes in their cattle.

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A recent increase in orientaltheileriosis cases in EastGippsland cattle indicates thatrising temperatures have beenfavouring transmission of the blood parasiteTheileria orientalis.