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P4 Rapid at UK Dairy Day

P4 Rapid have a stand at the UK Dairy Day on the 13th September.   Come and meet the team on stand F32 and find out how P4 Rapid can help you. The fast, easy and accurate test for heat detection. They are also hosting a seminar entitled ‘What are the differences between heat detection methods?’ at The Sharing Knowledge Zone 1 at 12 noon presented by Maggie Fisher. Find out more about UK Dairy Day here

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The rising threat of anthelmintic resistance

The rising threat of anthelmintic resistance An anthelmintic (or wormer) is a drug used to destroy parasitic worms. Anthelmintic resistance (AR) is when worms become able to tolerate an anthelmintic and so survive a dose of a drug that would previously have killed them. The resistant worms pass this ability on to their offspring. And as more and more of the resistant worms survive, the rate at which resistance develops increases. A significant global concern AR is a growing problem…

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Our new Ridgeway Research website is live!

The new Ridgeway Research website is now live! Welcome to our new website. As with any project of this size it’s taken us a while to get here. Now we have though, we’re delighted we took the plunge and invested in the new site. We want to help you get the most from our services and expertise and the new site should help you do this. It features: Comprehensive information about what we do An introduction to who we are…

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Worm egg counts for horses for effective equine worming strategies

Top 10 Tips for an Effective Worming Strategy

Our top ten tips for an effective worming strategy Most animals need to be wormed at some point. And many of us assume our animal will be protected if we worm it every three months, using the same off-the-shelf treatment. However, if we want to protect our animals effectively, we should all develop a far more considered approach to how we worm them. As we understand more about the effect different worms can have, and how they are developing resistance…

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Officer in the Order of Australia medal awarded to Peter Holdsworth

Ridgeway Senior Manager honoured for services to veterinary science

Ridgeway Senior Manager┬áhonoured for services to veterinary science We’re delighted to share with you the news with you that one of our Senior Managers, Peter Holdsworth, was honoured in the 2016 Australia Day Honours List. Peter was awarded ‘Officer in the Order of Australia (AO)’ for his distinguished service to veterinary science, particularly to animal parasitology, pharmaceutical development and to professional scientific organizations. Peter holds a Doctor of Philosophy in parasitology from Queensland University in Australia and is a fellow…

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