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Date Posted: 27.04.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Get [email protected] with small ruminant farming

A multinational team of researchers have been awarded €2M from the EU Horizon 2020 network to share knowledge and improve uptake of new digital technologies which will help to increase the efficiency...

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Date Posted: 06.04.2021

PRESS RELEASE: For Flocks Sake – Let’s Stop Scab Together

A new initiative has been launched that uses serological testing to improve the control of sheep scab within hot spot areas in England. A group of experts have recently been successful in a...

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Date Posted: 16.03.2021

SCOPS – No need for ‘knee jerk’ reaction when triple wormer resistance is found on...

Using a faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT) to test for wormer resistance on farm is an important step, say the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group –...

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Date Posted: 05.03.2021

PRESS RELEASE – Groundbreaking Malignant Catarrhal Fever vaccine technology heading to South Africa

Moredun Research Institute has signed an agreement with Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP) in South Africa to license its bovine Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF) vaccine. This agreement will lead to the...

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Date Posted: 02.03.2021

SCOPS Nematodirus Forecast is now live

Free service for sheep farmers and advisors could reduce lamb mortality this spring As February has reminded us, the weather in early spring can fluctuate from extreme cold to warm...

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Date Posted: 22.02.2021

PRESS RELEASE: HRH The Princess Royal supports new research Fellowship to investigate Equine Grass Sickness

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal took part in a special podcast as part of the OnFARM series to launch a new research drive to shed new light on equine...

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Date Posted: 18.02.2021

SCOPS urges sheep farmers to consider reducing number of ewes wormed at lambing time

Worming ewes around lambing remains a common practice in UK flocks, but with most sheep farmers now aware that over-use of wormers is a major factor in the development of...

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Date Posted: 15.02.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Collaboration is the way forward for equine grass sickness research

“The idea is to get all the scientists together and really thrash this out, using information from horse owners and the experience of expert scientists in every field.” Equine grass...

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Date Posted: 09.02.2021

GLP certification for Aquaculture Studies

Following a recent inspection by the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority (MHRA), we are pleased to have received an extension to our GLP certification to include Environmental Toxicology studies. These...

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Date Posted: 04.02.2021

SCOPS & COWS – Warning to cattle and sheep farmers to not let liver fluke...

We are living through very strange times – and liver fluke is proving to be no exception, say the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) and Control of Cattle...

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