Key to improving health is disease surveillance and veterinary based, animal health Knowledge Transfer, delivered to farmers by their veterinary surgeon.


NADIS aims to improve disease awareness and prevention through education and promoting veterinary health planning.

Knowledge Transfer

NADIS provides a free, online, comprehensive education resource for farmers, covering the majority of diseases seen in cattle in the UK. The content has been written by veterinary experts and is presented in a practical format, with clinical images, to improve disease awareness.

Each article has a clinical quiz to complete, and can be used to claim DairyPro points. View the cattle index here:

Parasite Forecast

NADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met office data. The Parasite Forecast outlines the parasitic challenge facing cattle and sheep in the different regions of the UK. The Parasite Forecast is used to promote SCOPS recommendations in a seasonal context and underlines the importance of parasite control being part of a veterinary health plan.

Disease Alert

Monthly Disease Alerts are published, highlighting diseases that are particularly prevalent for that time of the year for cattle and sheep.