Fluke and lice control this winter
The wet summer has meant that there is an increased risk of liver fluke in cattle and sheep this winter, particularly on farms in the west where there were highest levels of rainfall.
However, a liver fluke issue can exist on farms regardless of whether grazing conditions have been wet or dry. Where dosing against fluke took place at grass, liver fluke may not be a huge issue. But where cattle have received no treatment, it is time to assess the fluke challenge.
Testing for fluke
Cattle with a heavy fluke burden may require a two-dose strategy to control the problem, while for ...