Contents tagged with parasites

28 June 2021

Join Andy Forbes, independent consultant in ruminant parasitology, honorary Professor at Glasgow University and member of COWS to learn more about the options for parasite control at housing time.

23 June 2021

Assessing and reducing pasture risk is a key element of a successful worm management plan.

23 June 2021

Guide to the key elements of a successful worm control plan.

23 June 2021

A quick guide to effective worm control in cattle.

3 June 2020

Prepare and plan for delays to shearing service due to social distancing measures in place to control COVID-19.

8 January 2021

Choosing the right product and getting the most from it are key factors in ensuring optimum livestock performance for least cost and reducing the risk of anthelmintic resistance. The aim of this booklet is to provide an accurate, easy-to-use reference guide on all available anti-parasitic products in their various chemical groups and summarising the parasites they have been licensed to control.

1 November 2019

The most significant single influence on the success of any flock is the shepherd. Whether you intend to keep half a dozen sheep or several hundred, the same principles apply. This guide gives an introduction into sheep farming to improve both animal welfare and productivity.

3 October 2018

Liver fluke, a common parasite, which is growing in prevalence across the UK, is having significant implications for the productivity of the UK’s agricultural sector.

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