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Sheep Health
Help needed to stamp out sheep scab
  1. Kate Phillips1,
  2. Dyana Webb1,
  3. Harriet Fuller1,
  4. Clive Brown2 and
  5. Fiona Lovatt3
  1. 1Sheep Scab team, ADAS Rosemaund, Preston Wynne, Hereford HR1 3PG
  2. 2EBLEX, AHDB, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2TL
  3. 3Sheep Veterinary Society, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0PZ

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THE Sheep Health and Welfare Group (SHAWG) has recently identified sheep scab as a priority for the English sheep industry. In November 2012, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) was granted funding through the Rural Development Programme for England from Defra, to help support knowledge and skills training until the end of March 2014, in order to improve control and treatment of sheep scab. The project is managed …

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