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Do UK sheep farmers use orf vaccine correctly and could their vaccination strategy affect vaccine efficacy?

S. Small, L. Cresswell, F. Lovatt, E. Gummery, J. Onyango, C. McQuilkin and W. Wapenaar | Veterinary Record | September 2019
Orf is a highly contagious zoonotic disease which causes pustular dermatitis and high morbidity in sheep…

A practical approach to dealing with contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD) on farms

J. Angell, D. Grove-White and J. Duncan | Livestock | September 2018
Contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD), which causes severe lameness in sheep, is considered to affect approximately 50% of farms in the UK yet the evidence base is limited and treatment and control on affected farms can be problematic…

Lack of efficacy of monepantel against trichostrongyle nematodes in a UK sheep flock

K. Hamer, D. Bartley, A. Jennings, A. Morrison and N. Sargison | Veterinary Parasitology | June 2018
Parasitic gastroenteritis in growing lambs is a significant problem which limits productivity. The development of anthelmintic resistance to the traditional treatments (benzimidazoles, imidazothiazoles and macrocyclic lactones) is a cause of growing concern…