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SCOPS Fluke warning for cattle and sheep farmers as range of treatment options reduces

A dry, cool spring across most of the UK, followed by some hot, dry spells over the summer, means the liver fluke risk is generally going to be low this autumn and winter.

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HELP with Sheep scab survey

Do you farm sheep in England, Wales, or Scotland?

We invite all GB sheep farmers to participate in the SHEEP SCAB SURVEY 2021 whether or not you have experienced sheep scab in your flock before.

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Elanco A2K event, 17th Sept 2021

Moredun scientists were delighted to contribute to the recent Elanco Animal Health ‘Access to Knowledge’ (A2K) event, held virtually on Fri 17th September.

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SCOPS Quarantine advice for internal and external parasites

With so many potential risk to consider when bringing sheep into a flock, the Sustainable Control of Parasistes in Sheep (SCOPS) group has created new resources to help vets and advisors better assist their farmer clients.

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PRESS RELEASE: New research into novel vaccines against ovine enzootic abortion

A new vaccine being developed against ovine enzootic abortion by scientists at the Moredun Research Institute has shown very promising results in laboratory trials being able to protect against abortion caused by the bacteria Chlamydia abortus without the risk of causing infection in the animal.

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PRESS RELEASE: Honorary Fellowships for Gareth Jones and William Stewart

The Moredun Foundation, the governing body of Moredun Research Institute, was delighted to award two honorary fellowships to Gareth Jones and William Stewart at its AGM held on Thursday 2nd of September in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Moredun Group.

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DEFRA: Better welfare conditions for millions of farm animals during transit

New rules on maximum journey times and more headroom will raise welfare of farm animals during transport.

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Aquaculture News

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Rural reflections on the Covid pandemic

How has Covid-19 affected rural communities, and what kinds of challenges does the agricultural industry now face?

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