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Farmers Wanted for Bluetongue Study

03 July 2008

UK - Scientists are calling on farmers to help with research in the bid to battle the development of bluetongue in the UK.

Researchers at the Institute for Animal Health and University of Cambridge are seeking the assistance of farmers in their study of bluetongue vaccine this year in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

Following the first cases ever of bluetongue in Britain last September, farmers began vaccinating their livestock with newly developed vaccine in May.

Dr Chris Oura, from IAH said: “We are most keen to get the involvement of farmers in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk in this

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Source: MeatInfo


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