With so many potential risk to consider when bringing sheep into a flock, the Sustainable Control of Parasistes in Sheep (SCOPS) group has created new resources to help vets and advisors better assist their farmer clients.
The six-step guide provides clear steps on parasite risk assessment, finding information on test and treatments available and best practice.
There are also calendar-based examples covering different scenarios, together with a blank calendar that can be customized for individual farms. It is all homed in specific section on SCOPS website at https://www.scops.org.uk/internal-parasites/quarantine-advice-for-internal-and-external-parasites
SCOPS press briefing involving Moredun’s parasite specialist Dr’s Philip Skuce, Stewart Burgess and Dave Bartley.