The Shetland Islands Health Scheme exists to maintain a high level of disease freedom in livestock on the Shetland islands. SRUC Veterinary Services is contracted by the Shetland Islands Council to provide disease testing for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD and Johne’s Disease in cattle and Maedi Visna (MV), Enzootic Abortion of Ewes (EAE) and Caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) in sheep. Submitted abortion material is also tested and other diseases can be tested for on request.

Find out more about our services

Vet & laboratory services

Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.

Read more

Contact vet & laboratory services

Contact our team and benefit from their experience and expertise.

Read more

SAC Consulting

Our consultants in 25 offices across Scotland and northern England turn research into advice and advantage for business and public sector alike.

Read more