Contents tagged with treatment

5 August 2021

Several treatments – residual insecticides, fumigants and physical desiccants – are available to help control pest infestations.

29 September 2020

Find out how and when to treat infected sheep to reduce lameness.

24 November 2021

Transmission of digital dermatitis between dairy cows

30 September 2019

Looking at the impact of liver fluke in cattle and sheep

23 May 2018

Many external parasites that infest UK sheep flocks can hardly be seen with the naked eye, yet their effects on animal health, welfare and profit can be significant. This manual aims to help farmers to identify sheep parasites and provides information on how to implement effective control strategies

1 March 2024

As the UK sheep industry has become more reliant on pastures grazed only by sheep, dependence on anthelmintics (wormers) has increased. This manual, produced by the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group gives an overview of how to control worms effectively and responsibly.