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Date Posted: 02.08.2021

Tick-transmitted diseases in dogs – Can you help us?

We are looking for help from veterinary practices, hospitals and charities that may be able to provide surplus serum samples from dogs to help us investigate tick-transmitted diseases. With support...

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Date Posted: 27.07.2021

SCOPS launches Code of Practice to ensure safe and effective sheep dipping

A new Code of Practice has been launched by the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group, in conjunction with the National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC), to ensure access to...

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Date Posted: 20.07.2021

Rural reflections on the Covid pandemic

How has Covid-19 affected rural communities, and what kinds of challenges does the agricultural industry now face? It is now over a year since the first lockdown in March 2020...

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Date Posted: 19.07.2021

New President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)

Congratulations to Moredun Board Member Dr Kate Richards, wh0 was appointed President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). Dr Kate Richards was confirmed as the 150th RCVS President at...

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Date Posted: 12.07.2021

Sheep industry experts stand together to urge action now

In an open letter to the sheep industry, Moredun Research Institute, National Sheep Assiocation, the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep group (SCOPS), and the Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS), have this week highlighted...

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Date Posted: 12.07.2021

Protecting against parasites – Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service

Moredun were asked recently by SAC’s Farm Advisory Service if we’d be prepared to do a piece to camera on ‘Parasites and Climate Change’ for their newly-launched FAS TV YouTube channel. This...

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Date Posted: 04.06.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Professor Julie Fitzpatrick New Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick OBE has been appointed Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland. Professor Fitzpatrick will remain the Scientific Director of Moredun Research Group and CEO of The Moredun Group, a...

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Date Posted: 01.06.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Stop the Creeps on Sheep! New animation out now.

Moredun, in conjunction with Elanco Animal Health, have released a new, engaging short animation in their entertaining animation series. “Stop the Creeps on Sheep” is a fun way to learn...

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Date Posted: 19.05.2021

SCOPS – Later-born lambs and northern facing slopes at greatest risk in very different nematodirus...

The Nematodirus Forecast provided by the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group has been proving invaluable to vets, advisors and farmers, in what has been a slow-but-steady year...

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Date Posted: 17.05.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Test Don’t Guess: A fun way to learn about parasite monitoring to improve...

Moredun scientists, in conjunction with international colleagues from COMBAR (COMbatting Anthelmintic Resistance in Ruminants), have developed a new animation in their entertaining series. “Test Don’t Guess” takes you through easy...

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