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20.07.2021

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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12.07.2021

Protecting against parasites - Scotland's Farm Advisory Service

Moredun were asked recently by SAC’s Farm Advisory Service if we’d be prepared to do a piece to camera on ‘Parasites and Climate Change’ for their newly-launched FAS TV YouTube channel.

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12.07.2021

Sheep industry experts stand together to urge action now

 In an open letter to the sheep industry, Moredun Research Institute, National Sheep Assiocation, the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep group (SCOPS), and the

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4.06.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Professor Julie Fitzpatrick New Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick OBE has been appointed Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland.

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1.06.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Stop the Creeps on Sheep! New animation out now.

Moredun, in conjunction with Elanco Animal Health, have released an engaging short animation in their entertaining series.

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19.05.2021

SCOPS PRESS RELEASE - Later-born lambs and northern facing slopes at greatest risk in very different nematodirus year

The Nematodirus Forecast provided by the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group has been proving invaluable to vets, advisors and farmers, in what has been a slow-but-steady year of risk for 2021-born lambs.
 

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17.05.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Test Don’t Guess: A fun way to learn about parasite monitoring to improve livestock performance!

Moredun scientists, in conjunction with international colleagues from COMBAR (COMbatting Anthelmintic Resistance in Ruminants), have developed a new animation in their entertaining series.

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27.04.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Get [email protected] with small ruminant farming

A multinational team of researchers have been awarded €2M from the EU Horizon 2020 network to share knowledge and improve uptake of new digital technologies which will help to increase the efficiency and sustainability of small ruminant farming systems in

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6.04.2021

PRESS RELEASE: For Flocks Sake – Let’s Stop Scab Together

A new initiative has been launched that uses serological testing to improve the control of sheep scab within hot spot areas in England.

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16.03.2021

SCOPS PRESS RELEASE - No need for ‘knee jerk’ reaction when triple wormer resistance is found on sheep farms

Using a faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT) to test for wormer resistance on farm is an important step, say the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group – but it is important not to panic if the results come back showing triple resistance.

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5.03.2021

PRESS RELEASE - Groundbreaking Malignant Catarrhal Fever vaccine technology heading to South Africa

Moredun Research Institute has signed an agreement with Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP) in South Africa to license its bovine Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF) vaccine.

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