2018

First quarter of 2018 sees record diagnostic rate of pig virus ‘PRRS’

The first quarter of 2018 saw the highest ever recorded diagnostic rate of the pig virus porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), latest figures show. …

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First seal pup study to be carried out in the Thames

Survey aims to shed light on the habitat’s importance  Marine biologists are due to carry out the first ever survey of seal pups in the …

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EMA committee recommends first stem cell-based veterinary medicine

Arti-cell Forte indicated for use in horses with lameness The first stem cell-based veterinary medicine has been recommended for marketing authorisation in the European Union …

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First sea eagle chick in Orkney for 140 years

RSPB believes first-time parents may have two chicks  A white-tailed eagle chick has hatched in Orkney for the first time in over 140 years, RSPB …

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First cases of blowfly strike reported

Farmers urged to take preventative action Sheep farmers in the UK have reported the first blowfly strike cases of 2018. According to the Elanco Blowfly …

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