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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

RRL REMAINS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Due to the recent Coronavirus pandemic and in-line with government advice, only critical staff are onsite currently and as such it may take a little longer to reply to your queries and requests. We’ll issue updates – please email us if you have specific questions. We will return to business as usual as soon as possible.

Global Experts In Veterinary Parasitology

When you need expert help with research, product development or parasite diagnosis, call us.

We’re one of the UK’s leading veterinary contract research organizations (CRO). Our clients include many of the top ten global animal health companies as well as individual farmers and veterinarians.

We specialise in livestock studies for research and development projects. Our studies help you register your new medicine or vaccine on time.

We are Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) accredited and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) compliant.

Above all, we are committed to animal welfare and excellence in veterinary science.

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Fast, reliable and friendly service

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Ridgeway Research Endoparasite Diagnostics Crop

Helping you gather the data you need – on time

Diagnostic Development & Evaluation

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Experts in developing your new product to market.

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Ridgeway Science’s fast and accurate heat test for cows

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Progesterone test kits for accurate breeding

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