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Kirkton flock

Information for HISHA Members

HISHA members follow the sames rules as the EAE Accreditation Scheme

Annual Flock Test

Blood samples will be collected by your veterinary surgeon. Please note that testing may be disrupted this year due to the Coronavirus. Regular updates of any changes to our services are available here.

Number to Test

Please refer to the rules for further information.

A proportion of the ewes will be blood tested annually within 3 months after lambing. Only females that have bred should be tested.

The number of ewes tested will depend on the status of the flock.

Gimmering Scheme

If EAE Accredited ewe lambs are purchased with the intention of selling them the following year as EAE Accredited gimmers then an application should be made to join the Gimmering Scheme otherwise sheep will loose their EAE Accredited Status.

Highlands and Islands Sheep Health Scheme

Address: St Boswells TD6 0EQ

Telephone: 01835 822456

Fax: 01835 823643


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