Controlling Johne’s in Goat Herds

Goat DRL Johne's Control NZ

Have any goats on your farm died after losing weight steadily? Did they develop severe diarrhoea? Did their condition worsen over a period of weeks or months?

Did treatments such as anthelmintics, antibiotics, tonics and improved feeding prove to be useless?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, you may well have Johne’s disease on your farm.

Read more about Johne’s for Goats and Sheep

Or download this Johne’s Goat Q&A Booklet

This site details more about how to control Johne’s disease in goat herds

Most Recent Posts

From Johne’ news – Another JD Control Success Story!

Always nice to capture the attention of the global Johne’s community. Our most recent publication describing a JD control programme using DRL’s testing strategy has been picked up by the Johne’s Information Centre at the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Veterinary Medicine as newsworthy. It’s nice to be …[Read more]

Control of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection on a New Zealand pastoral dairy farm

Keeping the ‘R’ in DRL – the latest peer-reviewed and published study from DRL, carried out in collaboration with Dr Andrew Bates of Vetlife New Zealand and the Centre for Dairy Excellence, describes the control of Johne’s disease on a large NZ pastoral dairy farm using DRL’s testing strategy and the results really …[Read more]

Control of paratuberculosis: who, why and how. A review of 48 countries

A wide ranging study on the current state of play of Johne’s disease control globally has been recently published showing that the world is moving quickly to address Johne’s disease in farmed ruminants and dairy derived foodstuffs. Formal control programs are underway in 22 mostly developed countries, and are justified …[Read more]