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For Flocks Sake – Let’s Stop Scab Together

A new initiative has been launched that uses serological testing to improve the control of sheep scab within hot spot areas in England.

A group of...

Leading vets, vet nurses, and students call for urgent action on animal sentience

Group of veterinary professionals including the (Sheep Veterinary Society) representing all areas of the workforce have written an open letter...

SCOPS No need for ‘knee jerk’ reaction when triple wormer resistance is found on sheep farms

Using a faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT) to test for wormer resistance on farm is an important step, say the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group...

GB Small Ruminarnt quarterly report

Disease Surveillance & Emerging threats

Vol. 23 : Q4 October -...

SCOPS Nematodirus Forecast is now live

Free service for sheep farmers and advisors could reduce lamb mortality this spring.
As February has reminded us, the weather in early spring can...

New Post-Mortem Providers join APHA’s Scanning Surveillance Network in England and Wales

The APHA Surveillance Intelligence Unit and Surveillance and Laboratory Services Department are very pleased to announce that during January and February 2021, three...

Flockhealth Club virtual comms CPD recordings

Flock Health Club Virtual comms CPD for vets webinar (11 Feb 2021) - ...

Survey launched to help shape future of the NOAH Compendium

The National Office of Animal Health has launched an independent survey seeking views on the NOAH Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines across all its formats (...

Warning to cattle and sheep farmers to not let liver fluke catch them out

We are living through very strange times – and liver fluke is proving to be no exception, say the Sustainable Control of...


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