PC Sheep Scab 2020 FINAL

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Sheep Scab

Mite Resistance to Treatment Cases of resistance to moxidectin by sheep scab mites have been reported in four flocks in the UK in 2018. As a result, it is advised that any cases of suspected treatment failure be fully investigated and reported to the manufacturer so that the extent of true resistance can be fully established, whilst also ruling out other common causes of treatment failure (e.g. poor administration technique, inappropriate product choice).

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