June 2007
Farmers Weekly;6/22/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 25, p39
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The article reports on the efforts to encourage British farmers to consider the cause of lamb losses in flocks after a nationwide survey found losses averaged 9% from scanning to lambing. Toxoplasmosis abortion could be a key cause of lamb losses according to Ian Anderson of Intervet, which conducted the survey. He adds that the survey also found that 5% of lambs were lost early in life. Anderson encourages farmers to consider abortion control while planning for replacement purchases.


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