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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.

Latest News


Sustained wet weather has put ewes under pressure this winter, meaning loss of body condition score (BCS) will be a valuable guide when deciding which ewes to worm around lambing.

That is the message from experts within the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group, which is continuing to urge producers to move away from blanket worming of ewes and towards a more targeted approach.


The Northern Ireland Branch of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the North of Ireland Veterinary Association have jointly elected Dr. Sharon Verner as their new President.

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If you enter your postcode in the search box you will be offered a list of your nearest vets and their practise details in approximate distance order.

Upcoming Events

6th Mar 2024

External Events

Join us to hear from a panel of experts who will provide an update on bluetongue and the current BTV-3 strain that has been confirmed in cases in cows and sheep in Kent and Norfolk.

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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