Beef HealthCheck Online is a new online dashboard for farmers and their veterinary practitioners to search and analyse health and disease information from slaughtered cattle at a herd level. A booklet to help farmers to access and interpret the information and share it with their veterinary practitioner is available here: click here. Beef HealthCheck Online can be accessed free of charge through the ICBF website. www.icbf.com.
Farmers and their veterinary practitioner can use Beef HealthCheck Online to implement and monitor herd health plans, including parasite control programmes, pneumonia control programmes and elements of nutritional management. Herd health planning promotes the responsible use of anthelmintics and antibiotics and improves animal health outcomes on farms.