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Date Posted: 21.01.2022

Sir James Armour CBE (1929-2021)

Sir James Armour CBE (1929-2021) Moredun colleagues past and present were very sad to learn of the death of Sir James (Jimmy) Armour CBE, who was chairman of Moredun Research...

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Date Posted: 17.01.2022

Information for Farmers/Owners and Vets for sheep/goat exports from the UK CVO and Welsh DCVO

Information from Christine Middlemiss (UK Chief Veterinary Officer) and Gavin Watkins (Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales), updating Veterinarians and Farmers/Owners of sheep and goats (for breeding and production) and...

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Date Posted: 01.01.2022

John Scott received an OBE in the New Years Honours 2022 Honours list

Many congratulations to Moredun Fellow and Regional Advisor John Scott on receiving an OBE in the New Years Honours 2022 Honours list. Scottish Farmer and former MSP John Scott with...

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Date Posted: 20.12.2021

Help with Sheep worm questionnaire

Wormer resistance is a growing problem on sheep farms in the UK, as in other countries. Recent data show that on most farms, at least one and more usually two...

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Date Posted: 10.12.2021

SCOPS Keep your guard up against liver fluke this winter, warn industry experts

While the risk of liver fluke remains low for much of the UK this season, livestock farmers need to keep their guard up again in what is becoming a less...

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Date Posted: 08.12.2021

Control of watery mouth in neonatal lambs in the face of limited supply of Spectam...

The Sheep Veterinary Society have been made aware that Spectam Scour Halt (Ceva Animal Health) is currently experiencing availability issues, and this is the only licensed oral antibiotic for the...

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Date Posted: 07.12.2021

New video showing life cycle of liver fluke

Dr Philip Skuce, who leads the fluke research at Moredun, was very fortunate to have been sent this fantastic short video of the liver fluke lifecycle, created by parasitologist, Dr...

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Date Posted: 29.11.2021

Animal Health news

Animal Health news Keep up to date with our latest developments, our latest newsletter is now available: Animal Health

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Date Posted: 24.11.2021

PRESS RELEASE: The Princess Royal visits Moredun to celebrate 100 years of excellence in animal...

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal attended a special event held today, Wednesday 24th November, at The Moredun Foundation, Pentlands Science Park to celebrate 100 years of excellence in animal...

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Date Posted: 04.11.2021

Update on community led sheep scab control project in England funded by DEFRA

There are estimated to be about 8-10,000 outbreaks of sheep scab in the UK every year with many flocks infested persistently in areas of high scab prevalence. Scab costs the...

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