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SRUC Vets Concerned at Rise in Incurable Viral Disease in Sheep

Published: Wednesday, 28th January 2015

Vets from Scotland’s Rural College believe many commercial sheep flocks could be threatened by a rise in the incurable viral disease Maedi Visna (MV).

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Maedi Visna (MV) – Is the Sheep Industry Listening?

Published: Wednesday, 25th June 2014

Vets from Scotland’s Rural College are appealing to sheep farmers across the UK to be alert to an increasing threat from Maedi Visna (MV); an incurable viral disease of sheep.

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Sheep Breeders Urged to Test Sheep For CLA Disease Before Sales

Published: Wednesday, 12th June 2013

With sheep shearing underway and the first of the season’s ram sales soon, experts from SRUC recommend that, in preparation for the sale, UK breeders test their sheep for CLA or caseous lymphadenitis.

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