Update on the virus which deforms lambs, calves and fawns

Here’s an update about the schmallenberg virus (SBV) from the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI).

Schmallenberg is nasty, if it gets into your herd or flock. It’s an emerging disease carried by midges, now affecting farms across continental Europe and across Britain. There isn’t yet a treatment and the vaccine isn’t yet approved.


About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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3 Responses to Update on the virus which deforms lambs, calves and fawns

  1. Pingback: Schmallenberg virus is killing lambs and calves but a vaccine is coming | Science on the Land

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