Category Archives: Sheep

Nematodirus in Lambs

While the majority of sheep nematodes make their home in the abomasum stomach, Nematodirus battus is a worm which settles primarily in the small intestine. It follows a slightly different life cycle to other ‘gutworms’, traditionally appearing as a pathogenic … Continue reading

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Fluke for Thought…

Fluke commonly affects cattle and sheep especially after a wet spell in the summer.  They may also have picked it up previously if animals have been bought in and not treated at quarantine.  Some of you may have seen acute … Continue reading

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