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Date Posted: 15.10.2020

PRESS RELEASE: ‘Social distancing’ in sheep could cure flock of maedi-visna

A collaboration between scientists in Scotland and The Netherlands has found that a lack of ‘social distancing’ between sheep is almost exclusively responsible for the spread of the virus that...

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Sketch of Swaledale sheep
Date Posted: 08.10.2020

PRESS RELEASE: New studentship at Moredun will work with farmers to investigate sheep parasite control

An EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership PhD studentship has been awarded to Moredun to investigate ways to optimise parasite control in hill and upland sheep. The four-year studentship, which has been...

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SCOPS logo, resembling a ram's head.
Date Posted: 29.09.2020

SCOPS launches 2020 Technical Manual update

Following an expert review and comprehensive update, the new 2020 on-line version of the SCOPS Internal Parasite Technical Manual for Vets and Advisers went live on Monday 28th September. The...

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A micrscopic image of a sheep scab mite
Date Posted: 17.09.2020

PRESS RELEASE: Interdisciplinary collaboration leads to new early sheep scab test

A new diagnostic technique has been developed by Scottish scientists to help in the early detection of sheep scab, marking a significant development towards improved monitoring and control of the...

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A microscope image of a poultry red mite
Date Posted: 15.09.2020

PRESS RELEASE: Novel study of poultry red mites awarded key funding

A grant worth almost half a million pounds has been awarded to the Moredun Research Institute to develop a novel way of studying poultry red mites which greatly reduces the...

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