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New sheep monitoring schemes in Scotland

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 14, 2020
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has launched the monitoring schemes.
Scotland sheep
Sheep   They will monitor levels of two important infectious sheep diseases
They will monitor levels of two important infectious sheep diseases: Maedi Visna (MV) and Johne’s disease.

Topics: Scotland

The monitoring schemes provide a level of assurance for buyers looking to reduce disease risk.

There will also be potential for other diseases to be added in the future, diseases often know as ‘Iceberg diseases’ for the hidden risk they often pose for commercial sheep flocks.


 

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