Useful Links

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Live Lambs - Operational Group

“Live Lambs” is a 3 year project delivered by SAC Consulting aimed at understanding and overcoming the challenges of lamb mortality on Scottish Farms. It is funded through the Scottish Rural Development Programme KTIF (Knowledge Transfer Innovation Fund), aimed at reducing lamb losses on Scottish farms.

Sheep Veterinary Society website

The Sheep Vet Society website aims to promote the prevention of disease and the welfare of sheep by providing a forum for discussion, distribution of research results and provision of advice on veterinary matters relating to sheep.

XL Vets - Livestock matters newsletters

This links takes you to the series of newsletters "Livestock matters".

AHDB Sheep Health and Welfare Group

The link takes you to the Sheep Health and Welfare Group (SHAWG) website, which is an independent body with membership that reflects the range of organisations involved in the UK sheep industry.  It will continue to act as a very extremely useful link between representatives of the sheep industry with Government departments and their agencies.

Livestock research at SRUC - factsheets

This link takes you to the list of livestock research projects being undertaken at SRUC - species covered: sheep, beef, dairy and others. Download the pdfs.

The world of sheep and goats (book)
A global view of small ruminant production gives a fascinating and truly global insight into the daily lives of vets, livestock keepers and the sheep and goats in their care. Featuring over 400 images and accompanying texts from over 50 countries, this collection was first displayed at the 9th International Sheep Veterinary Congress in Harrogate in 2017.
A4 Paperback, 160 pages

EU H2020 project on Innovation in Sheep and Goat systems to make the sector more sustainable, competitive and resilient.

Scotland's Healthy Animals

This website aims to provide guidance to all animal owners, animal health professionals and members of the public on keeping animals healthy. The website currently offers guidance aimed at Farmers and Livestock Owners, with guidance for Vets to be added in the coming months.


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