The NMR glossary provides brief definitions and explanations of terms and jargon used on our site.



Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis – the scientific name for the Johnes disease causative organism


Inflammation of the mammary gland caused by trauma or infection

Monitored Free

A herd is said to be monitored free of a disease when regular tests come back negative but there is still an element of doubt. This may be because the disease in question has a long incubation period or there are limitations in the ability of current test procedures to detect these animals

Mucosal Disease

A fatal enteritis of young stock due to BVD complex