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Sheep Veterinary Society

We aim to promote the prevention of disease and the welfare of sheep by providing a forum for discussion, distribution of research results and provision of advice on veterinary matters relating to sheep.

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Bluetongue guidance for shows and events in England has now been published on GOV.UK. This guidance only applies to movements of bluetongue susceptible animals (ruminants and camelids). Non-susceptible animals may attend shows as normal.



Bluetongue does not affect human health or food safety.

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has urged farmers to remain vigilant for bluetongue virus.

Last November, APHA and The Pirbright Institute identified the first case of the disease in Great Britain through the annual bluetongue surveillance programme.

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Upcoming Events

7th Aug 2024

External Events

Their very popular basic sheep modular course for Vets is back on Wednesday 7th August.  £300 per day or £1100 for all four days.

The four modules will be based at the Wales Veterinary Science Centre in Aberystwyth along with practical elements on local farms.

23rd - 25th Sep 2024

SVS Conference

Monday 23rd – Wednesday 25th September 2024


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The SVS is the leading UK professional society who specialise in sheep health and welfare.

In joining our society you can expect information and support relating to sheep veterinary care including: access to our private members forum, and support from veterinarians experts for their interest and knowledge in sheep related care.

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