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Working together to control ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA)

Working together to control ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA)

“Doing nothing is not an option”  was the unanimous opinion of the farmers, vets and sheep health experts participating at a workshop to discuss the way forward to control OPA  held at Moredun on Tuesday 5th June.  In the absence of any vaccine, treatment or blood test, ultrasound scanning as a diagnostic tool to identify sheep with pre-clinical OPA could be key in helping to control this insidious disease.  The workshop concluded that there is a clear appetite within the livestock industry to tackle OPA control although education is still needed regarding awareness of t


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This article was originally posted by Moredun