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16.01.2020

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick interviewed by BBC Scotland

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick (Scientific Director, Moredun Research Institute; Chief Executive, The Moredun Foundation) talks to the BBC Scotland "Out of Doors" team about 100 years of promoting livestock health and welfare through research and education.

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20.12.2019

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Warning for cattle and sheep farmers that rafoxanide is not an appropriate alternative to closantel when treating liver fluke

SUSTAINABLE CONTROL OF PARASITES IN SHEEP (SCOPS) 
and CONTROL OF CATTLE PARASITES SUSTAINABLY (COWS)

JOINT PRESS RELEASE
 
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17.12.2019

PRESS RELEASE: Researchers have a gut instinct for new in-feed sea lice vaccine

A team of Scottish and international aquaculture experts is developing a pioneering oral vaccine for sea lice, helping the industry to tackle one of the biggest threats to the health and welfare of farmed Atlantic salmon.

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17.12.2019

Pigs and Poultry – Optimising Production

Improving pig and poultry production is the focus of a new event taking place near Edinburgh in January.

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10.12.2019

Biotangents doubles laboratory space in move to new facilities at Pentlands Science Park.

Biotangents have occupied 3,200 sq. ft of laboratory and office space in the west wing of Douglas House, relocating operations from within the Moredun Research Institute.

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27.11.2019

Shipped off to Shetland - QMS Monitor Farm event

Moredun Prinicpal Investigator, Dr Philip Skuce, visited Bigton Farm on Shetland in August 2019. Here, he describes his experience:

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19.11.2019

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Testing for liver fluke helps sheep and cattle farmers deal with rising tide of infections

The Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) and Control of Cattle Parasites Sustainably (COWS) groups are continuing to monitor the situation with regard to liver fluke this season.
 
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15.11.2019

PRESS RELEASE: Results of a nationwide field trial for a vaccine for the prevention of equine grass sickness

After years of initial planning and preliminary studies, a unique nationwide field trial for a vaccine for the prevention of Equine Grass Sickness (EGS) has been completed.

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11.11.2019

Invitation to Sheep Health meeting

Tackling one of the most significant diseases facing the sheep industry.

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8.11.2019

New Document - Bovine Neosporosis

Our latest disease news sheet "Bovine Neosporosis" is now available to view on the Member's Portal.

 

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30.10.2019

PRESS RELEASE: Tick-borne encephalitis virus detected in ticks in the UK

The tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) has been detected for the first time in ticks in the UK. 

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28.10.2019

PRESS RELEASE: Advances in understanding lung cancer in sheep may lead to new diagnostic tests

A new study recently published in Journal of Virology has identified genetic changes occurring during the growth of lung cancer in sheep that improve understanding of how the disease develops. This could help lead to earlier diagnosis of the disease in sheep and in humans.

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