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Thousands sign sheep worrying petition

Petition backs NFU calls for legislative changes  A petition calling for tougher action on livestock worrying has been signed by more than 4,000 people. The …

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Temperature rise prompts nematodirus warning

Low-lying areas of England most at risk With temperatures set to rise this week, sheep farmers are being urged to check their local weather forecast …

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Dog lawfully shot after killing pregnant ewes

Unsupervised hound attacked flock of 80 A dog has been shot by a farmer in Country Durham after killing two pregnant ewes. According to Farmers …

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Farmers urged to target use of antibiotics to ensure ‘long-term’ flock health

  The sheep industry has called for the targeted use of antibiotics to ensure the “immediate and long-term” health of flocks. With newborn lambs appearing …

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New smart sensor to help farmers spot lameness in sheep

A smart wearable device that can automatically detect lameness in sheep is being developed by veterinary researchers at the University of Nottingham and industry partners …

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Wearable device identifies early signs of lameness

Vets at the University of Nottingham are developing a new, wearable device that can identify the early signs of lameness in sheep. Until now, farmers …

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Sheep Scab – A Major Pest to Sheep Production

Sheep scab is a disease caused by the mite Psoroptes ovis, which lives on the skin surface where it feeds. The faeces produced by the …

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BCF Technology Achieves The Prestigious Investors In People Gold Accreditation

BCF Technology, world leaders in veterinary imaging solutions has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through …

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Tri-Solfen registered in New Zealand for sheep and cattle husbandry procedures

Medical Ethics Pty Ltd (“Medical Ethics” or “the Group”), a commercial and development company focused on pain mitigation in wounds for humans and animals, announces …

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Norbrook launches product compendium

Norbrook Laboratories has launched the latest edition of its product compendium for vets – an easy-to-use reference guide to all of the company’s products. Douglas …

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