The Parasight

Welcome to this month's edition of The Parasight. We’re taking parasite-threat updates to the next level with our new collaboration with post-mortem vet Ben Strugnell BVM&S Cert PM MRCVS from Farm Post Mortems, who will share with us timely, on-the-ground footage.

Understanding what’s actually happening in flocks around the UK will give you more insights on what you should be looking out for with your own animals.

Follow the fluke and watch the (lung)worms with Ben – January 2024

Description: Ben reviews this Winter's liver fluke challenge in sheep and cattle, identifying the different sizes of the fluke and the associated time from infection, discussing the possibility of resistance to treatments in the Autumn. Ben also reminds us that there is a risk of anthelminthic resistant lungworm in cattle. He concludes with a discussion and warning on increasing reports of Schmallenberg with a recommendation to get animals tested with APHA.

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Wake Up To Worm Resistance

Wake Up To Worm Resistance

Protect the future of UK sheep farming with industry-led advice

Cattle at risk of worms

Managing worms in cattle

Worm burdens can cause productivity losses and affect growth rates in youngstock.

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