Ridgeway Research CRO UK

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.

Contract Research


Helping you gather the data you need – on time

Parasitology Services


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


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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Latest News

We are hiring…Senior Administrator

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to provide senior administration/office management support for an Animal Health Company. If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference to animal health then we want to hear from you!

Combating Resistance: How Are New Treatments Discovered?

Previously we’ve touched on the increasing threat of both anthelmintic and antibiotic resistance. Across the world, anti-microbial chemicals are an absolutely vital part of life, from medical and veterinary care, to agriculture and pest management. However, the more we use these chemicals, the more likely their targets are to develop resistance.

The Domestication of Cattle

Cattle were some of the earliest results of domestication by humans. Genetic and archaeological records show that this may have begun as early as around 10,500 years ago. Aurochs (Bos taurus primigenius) were large wild bovines which ranged across the grasslands and forests of Eurasia and northern Africa. Ancient people gradually domesticated these animals and eventually this resulted in the modern cattle we know today.

An Industrial Placement with Ridgeway Research: What a Year!

Every year we take on a university student to work with us on their sandwich year industrial placement. As we come to the end of an academic year we say a fond goodbye to our out-going university student. We asked her about her experiences here at Ridgeway Research and what advice she’d give to other students in her position.