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New Mobile CT scanner offers greater insight for livestock researchers and breeders

Published: Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

A new mobile CT scanner, currently undergoing calibration tests with SRUC, offers yet more clarity and inside knowledge for both livestock researchers and pedigree breeders.

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Morrisons and SRUC Join Forces to Reduce Waste and Increase Taste in UK Lamb Production

Published: Wednesday, 3rd December 2014

Tasting panels and the latest computerised scanning techniques are to be used in a research project between Morrisons and SRUC aimed at improving the eating quality and production of UK lamb.

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SRUC Hosts Training School on Analysing CT Images

Published: Wednesday, 4th June 2014

More than 20 trainers and trainees from across Europe met at Scotland’s Rural College in Edinburgh recently to learn more about CT scanning of livestock.

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Reducing Waste and Increasing Meat Yield in Lambs - New CT Trial of Texel Sired Lambs by SRUC

Published: Wednesday, 26th February 2014

Researchers at Scotland’s Rural College have begun a trial to test the effectiveness of using a CT scanner for selecting rams which sire lambs with an increased yield of useable meat.

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Transforming Data into Profit - SRUC Contributes to Sheep Breeders’ Round Table

Published: Wednesday, 13th November 2013

Specialists from Scotland’s Rural College played an active part in the latest, biennial, Sheep Breeders Round Table held near Nottingham.

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CT Scanner proves a Magnet for Brazilian visitors

Published: Wednesday, 26th June 2013

Scotland’s Rural Colleges links with Brazil continue with a visit by a delegation of sheep breeders specifically interested in the work of the CT unit.

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SRUC Solves the Challenge of CT Scanning Live Fish

Published: Wednesday, 12th June 2013

While sheep and pigs are regular visitors to SRUC’s CT scanning unit, staff had to get inventive when they were asked to scan 100 live fish.

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Schmallenberg Lamb Losses Reflected in SRUC’s CT Scanning Service

Published: Wednesday, 8th May 2013

The impact of Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) in England has been reflected in the activities of SRUC’s CT sheep scanning service this year.

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