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Cover for Kerry Hill sheep

The breed originates from Powys in mid-Wales. It derives its name from the village of Kerry, near Newtown. Sheep of this type were described at the...

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Cover for Cotswold sheep

The Cotswold is a longwool sheep breed developed on the Cotswold Hills in the west of England. It is thought that the Cotswold breed may descend in...

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Cover for Boreray sheep

The Boreray is a primitive breed of sheep in the Northern Shorttailed group. The breed evolved on the St Kilda Islands 80 km west of the Outer...

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Cover for Hebridean sheep

The Hebridean was derived from primitive sheep of Scotland by selection in the 19th century of animals with distinct characteristics on the island of...

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Cover for contagious caprine pleuropneumonia

The causative agent of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae (Mccp), which was previously known...

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Cover for swine vesicular disease

Swine vesicular disease (SVD) was first observed in Italy in 1966, where it was clinically recognized as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) (Nardelli et...

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Cover for swine vesicular disease virus

Swine vesicular disease virus (SVDV) is classified as an enterovirus (species: Enterovirus B) within the family of Picornaviridae. The family...

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Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is a mosquito-borne alphavirus capable of causing large outbreaks of encephalitis in humans and equids....

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Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is a New World alphavirus that causes disease ranging from mild febrile illness to fatal encephalitis in...

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Cover for peste des petits ruminants

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious viral disease of goats and sheep. The disease was first described by workers in the Côté...

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