Saturday 21 January

Articles and Information

Read the below articles and information to find out more about Norbrook.

  • Clindamycin - Does Its Reputation Hold True

    Clindamycin, as an antimicrobial agent, has been in use globally for more than 30 years. It is a member of the Lincosamide family group and is semi-synthetic, being developed through chlorination of the natural antibiotic produced by Streptomyces lincolnesis var lincolnesis. It has a well-known clinical value against a wide spectrum of facultative and strictly anaerobic bacteria, but is perhaps better known for its use in dirty, exudative environments. So the question is – Why has clindamycin gained this reputation and importantly, does it hold true?

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  • Enzootic Abortion In Ewes

    Lambing time is a very stressful period for both farmers and vets! Vaccine shortages for Enzootic abortion caused by Chlamydophilia abortus are causing major headaches for sheep farmers this year.

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  • Equine Hydration - Why Lead a Horse to Water

    Dehydration is described as a loss of interstitial fluid without a change in the circulating fluid volume.

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  • Bovine Respiratory Disease

    Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) represents the most common illness affecting housed cattle in the UK and is of immense impact both financially and on animal welfare.

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