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SCOPS: Watch out for increased parasite risk

The Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group has warned sheep farmers to be increasingly vigilant as the risk from a number of parasite species increases...

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Sheep and Goat Health Scheme

SRUC is doing everything that can be done to ensure continuity of the health scheme

A statement from George Caldow, Head of SRUC Veterinary Services, on SRUC’s...

SCOPS remind sheep farmers of nematodirus risk

The SCOPS nematodirus forecasting map is now showing some areas of the UK being high and very high risk of infection to lambs. Flocks with lambs around six weeks of age...

SVS grant applications now closed

SVS research grant upto £4000 - now closed for 2020

Updated advice on moxidectin 2% a result of constructive discussion between SCOPS and leading animal health company

Following a joint workshop, SCOPS is delighted to have worked with Zoetis Animal Health to release updated advice on the use of moxidectin, and particularly the 2%...

Talking Sheep Ponteland 3 Feb 20

We are delighted to announce our Talking Sheep initiative are back for 2020, organised by members of the Sheep Veterinary Society and...

Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year

Wishing all our members and supporters a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Sheep Veterinary Society...

Warning for cattle and sheep farmers that rafoxanide is not an appropriate alternative to closantel when treating liver fluke

With liver fluke shaping up to be a significant challenge this winter, livestock farmers are being warned to be on their guard and monitor the situation carefully. Farmers...


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