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4 June 2021

Participants are invited to play an online game which simulates sheep lameness in the field. During the game participants will be asked to identify lame sheep by observing the behaviour of virtual sheep, and complete a short, after-game questionnaire to contextualise their game performance. The whole process will take approximately 20 minutes, and will give you an opportunity to win one of three £50 Chelford Farm Supplies vouchers ( The results of the study will be analysed with the intention to better understand how farmers diagnose early lameness and why the ability to do so may vary. This information has the potential to inform strategies to help sheep farmers reduce antibiotic use, as well as increase animal welfare and flock productivity.

To take part, visit where you will find an information sheet, consent form and access to the game and after-game questionnaire. Any questions, please contact

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