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The UK sheep industry should combine a new Elisa scab test with plunge dipping in organophosphate (OP), as it is the best way to control sheep scab and other ectoparasites. This is the advice from Peter Bates of the Veterinary Medical Entomology Consultancy and independent sheep consultant Lesley Stubbings following the first confirmed resistance to class 3 injectables on flocks in Herefordshire and Wales. See also: Complete our Scab in sheep Academy They have reminded farmers and contract dippers that other […]