Check out SCOPS new series of podcasts – perfect for vets, advisers and sheep farmers to access SCOPS advice whilst on the move.
The first series pf four episodes covering SCOPS principles, checking your wormer works, sheep scab and liver fluke.
Following active surveillance within the 10km temporary control zone (TCZ), a further four cases of bluetongue serotype 3 (BTV-3) have been identified in cattle on two additional farms.
To Livestock Producers,
From the 13 December 2023 all livestock farmers who produce livestock or livestock products that end up in the food chain and which may be exported to the European Union will require proof of an annual vet visit
A faecal egg count (FEC) counts the number of worm eggs in faeces (dung) and is used to monitor the worm burden in sheep.
Toxoplasma – don’t forget unvaccinated shearlings
Toxoplasma gondii is the second most commonly diagnosed cause of sheep abortion, causing about a quarter of all diagnosed abortions in GB.
Enzootic abortion – vaccinate early if possible!
Enzootic abortion (EAE) is even more commonly diagnosed, causing up to one third of all diagnosed sheep abortions in GB.
Online meetings for 2020 and Autumn Meeting Cheltenham 2021
Sheep Veterinary Society, the Sheep Antibiotic Guardian Group and Farm Vet Champions have put together this hour of vet CPD for UK sheep practitioners planning for the 2023 lambing season.
Avian influenza Prevention Zone has been declared across Great Britain making it a legal requirement for all bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures
The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has updated its technical guidance for the on-farm humane killing of neonate pigs, goats and sheep.
Spring Meeting Canada and Autumn Meeting Dorset, 2019