The unusual weather this year has meant we are seeing significant problems with gastrointestinal worms in sheep coming through the lab much later in the season than usual. Many farmers found they did not need to worm sheep as much as usual over the summer as the hot dry conditions […]
Anthelmintic resistance is one of the biggest challenges to the health and profitability of sheep and affects the entire sheep industry. A recent study found that parasitic worms has been estimated to cost the European livestock industry more than €1.8 billion per year, with drug resistance costing at least €38 […]
Soil. Dirt. Mud. Whatever you want to call it. Turns out it’s quite exciting stuff and I’ve become more than a little bit obsessed with it recently….
Soil health is the ability of a soil to sustain crop and livestock productivity long term. Ultimately […]
Jo Brown is the author of this month’s Tails. What are we going to worm with and most importantly – do we need to worm them?
As much as we don’t want to admit it, Autumn is creeping in quickly. Last cuts of silage […]