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Control of SBV
  1. Mike Glover and
  2. Neil Blake
  1. Torch Farm and Equine, Horsepond Meadow, South Molton, Devon EX36 4EJ
  1. e-mail: mjgstonegate{at}

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IT no longer seems appropriate to describe Schmallenberg virus (SBV) as a ‘low impact disease’. Outbreaks in Devon appear to be widespread in flocks lambing in November and December and losses appear to be higher than expected from previous reports in the UK.

We have been personally involved with two cases on farms in north Devon, both confirmed by PCR on lamb tissue, but we and our colleagues have …

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