Sheep being dipped© FLPA/Wayne Hutchinson/REX/Shutterstock
Scab appears to be a growing problem in UK flocks and dipping is seeing a revival on UK farms as producers battle to control it. The first scab resistance to injectable was reported early in 2018. While heavily regulated, plunge dipping sheep in organophosphate (OP) can address more than just scab, says contract sheep dipper Neil Fell. “Dipping kills both lice and scab, so by dipping your sheep you have covered both parasites anyway,” he explains. Mr Fell of Nafferton Farm, near […]