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Sheep scab is a highly pathogenic, contagious disease caused by infestation with the mite Psoroptes ovis; after reintroduction in the UK over 50 years ago its incidence has increased exponentially and it is now a widespread and persistent problem, particularly in upland flocks.
We estimate that the true cost of scab to the sheep industry in Great Britain is …
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