Soil Association sheep scab advice newly updated

06 September 2010

A revised version of the Soil Association’s advisory fact sheet – Sheep Scab: Advice for organic producers – is now available to producer members.

"Sheep scab is an extremely contagious disease that has an impact both on welfare and economic return," says Phil Stocker, the Soil Association's director of farmer and grower relations. 

"Organic farmers have limited options for treating scab so the organic principles of managing to promote health and avoid disease are of extreme importance. This revised briefing paper provides organic sheep producers with background information on the condition as well as advice on control and prevention."

Free to Soil Association producer members. To order your copy call 0117 914 2400 or email

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