TITLE

Lower costs for maedi visna scheme

AUTHOR(S)
Long, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/30/2008, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that sheep breeders participating in Scottish Agricultural College's (SAC) maedi visna (MV) accreditation scheme can look forward to lower costs in future due to changes to the testing regime required. Historically, all flocks have been required to pass blood tests every two years, but from June 2008, flocks which have been accredited for more than three years and that do not run an any non-accredited stock on the same premises will only have to test every three years.
ACCESSION #
33124695

 

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