Combatting Livestock Resistance to Anti-Parasite Drugs

7th January 2021 – 11:30 – 12:00

This presentation by Irish based agricultural NGO Self Help Africa looks at an innovative programme that has been designed to respond to growing resistance of animals in the Developing World to anthelminthic (anti-parasite) drugs. Targeted Selective Treatments (TS sT) is a multi-country research project led by Prof. Eric Morgan of Queen’s University, Belfast,and involving veterinary and scientific research institutes in the UK, Malawi and Botswana, and has focussed on how botanical dewormers might be employed at farm household level as an alternative to conventional drugs, in the treatment for parasites in goat herds.

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