Category: Members’ news

Aug 10

BAVP winter meeting, Cambridge, 10 – 11th December 2018

We are pleased to announce this year’s BAVP winter meeting will be held on the 10th – 11th December at the University of Cambridge. The main meeting themes will be Climate Change (10th December),  which will include a talk from Plenary speaker Dr Cyril Caminade from the University of Liverpool, and General Parasitology (11th December), …

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Apr 08

SCOPS press release: New research shows sheep farmers can save money at lambing time and safeguard the future of their flocks

20th March 2018 Anthelmintic treatment of ewes around lambing time, often with long-acting products, has become common practice on UK sheep farms. However, new independent UK research carried out over three years by the Animal Plant and Health Agency (AHPA) and funded by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has found no advantage in blanket worming …

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Apr 08

Online forecast map warns sheep farmers about risk of nematodirosis in lambs

With spring fast approaching the parasite Nematodirus is a deadly threat to the lives of lambing flocks.  An online risk forecast could help UK sheep farmers assess the risk of outbreaks of the parasite in their lambs and take action before it is too late.  The forecast maps will be updated daily to track changes …

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