Ridgeway Research Ltd | Liver Fluke

Liver Fluke: A further insight into it's effect on livestock.

Liver Fluke: A further insight into it’s effect on livestock. Liver fluke infections cost the UK farming industry an estimated £300 million per year, through animal death, or decreased productivity in chronically infected animals that may show no obvious signs of disease. At Ridgeway Research Ltd we are committed to animal welfare and aiding the scientific understanding of parasite life cycles and their control. At our laboratory we maintain the Liver Fluke life cycle, producing and supplying metacercariae to Universities…

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What is Lungworm? A quick guide to lungworm in cats & dogs

What is Lungworm? A quick guide to lungworm in cats & dogs. Lungworm is a potentially fatal parasite which can infect cats and dogs and is increasingly causing disease within companion animals. This guide gives need-to-know information and tips and tricks on how to avoid your pet contracting lungworm and how to best tackle an infection. What is Lungworm? Lungworm affects both dogs and cats and is caused mainly by the worms Angiostrongylus vasorum or Crenosoma vulpis in dogs and…

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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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