Targeted Selective Treatment of Anthelmintics - An Introduction
Monday 07 February 2022, 08:00pm
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A European Innovation Partnership (EIP) project, led by farmer-funded research body AgriSearch, has been determining the feasibility of implementing ‘Targeted Selective Treatment’ (TST) of anthelmintics on Northern Ireland ruminant livestock farms.

Alongside AgriSearch the EIP project group is comprised of three beef farmers, two dairy farmers, two sheep farmers with technical input from Queen’s University, AFBI and AHWNI. It is one of seven EIP projects in Northern Ireland and is jointly funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the Department of Agriculture, Environmental and Rural Affairs (DAERA).

Anthelmintic Resistance (AR) is becoming widespread throughout the ruminant industries and targeted selective treatment offers the potential to reduce the use of anthelmintics on farm, and in turn reduce the instance of AR. Whilst TST has been found to be successful during research trials, uptake on commercial farms remains limited.

This webinar will introduce the subject and discuss the results of the first year of on-farm activity. Click HERE to register