Plan of action needed in Wales as the worms turn

October 2007
Farmers Weekly;10/5/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 14, p37
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Farming Connect beef and sheep improvement programme of the Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) firm in Wales. The program aims to decrease worming costs and slow development of anthelmintic resistance among livestock. HCC industry development manager Prys Morgan requests farmers to consider faecal egg counting. Farmer John Davies adds that over-use of drenches raises the chance of developing resistant worms.


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