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30-07-19
Call to Sheep sector to demonstrate responsible use of antibiotics

Farmers, vets and advisors across the UK sheep sector are being asked to help a new industry-led stewardship group demonstrate how they are using antibiotics responsibly...

18-07-19
SCOPS highlights necessary tough line on jetters and showers to protect future of sheep scab control

The Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group is highlighting recent guidance issued by the Animal Medicines Training Regulatory Authority (AMTRA) and...

17-06-19
Continued vigilance and joint working are our best defence against Bluetongue

Last year we were unfortunate to see three consignments of livestock imported into the UK which were found to be positive for Bluetongue virus (BTV-8) and it was only...

24-05-19
Talking Sheep Okehampton 11 June

We are delighted to announce our Talking Sheep meetings are back for 2019, organised by members of the Sheep Veterinary Society and very...

15-05-19
Call for inspirational young vets to enter new award

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has teamed up with Zoetis to launch a new UK wide award celebrating inspirational young vets who are making a difference through...

02-05-19
Temperature fluctuations creating a different nematodirus challenge to previous years

With risk levels rising sharply in the last seven to 10 days, the SCOPS Nematodirus Forecast at...

15-04-19
Talking Sheep Penrith 8 May 19

We are delighted to announce our Talking Sheep meetings are back for 2019, organised by members of the Sheep Veterinary Society and very...

26-03-19
How to spot Bluetongue

As we approach the midge season the risk of Bluetongue virus increases. Look out for clinical signs of BTV in your herd or flock. If you suspect it, you must contact your...

13-03-19
Moredun launch award scheme

The Moredun Foundation Award Scheme is now open for applications

Deadline for applications for the 2019 TMF Award Scheme is Monday 20th May...

08-03-19
Talking Sheep Aberystwyth 01 May

We are delighted to announce our Talking Sheep meetings are back for 2019, organised by members of the Sheep Veterinary Society and very...

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“To promote the prevention
of disease and the welfare of
sheep by providing a forum
for discussion, distribution of
research results and provision
of advice on veterinary
matters relating to sheep”

Contact the Society

Sheep Veterinary Society,
SVS Secretariat,
Moredun Research Institute,
International Research Centre,
Pentlands Science Park,
Bush Loan, Penicuik,
Midlothian, EH26 0PZ

Tel: +44 131 445 5111
Fax: +44 131 445 6235

secretariat@sheepvetsoc.org.uk