HOME     ABOUT VEGA     VEGA NEWS     NEWSLETTER    LINKS      SUPPORT US      CONTACT  
    INTERESTS     ANIMAL WELFARE     RECIPES     PORTFOLIO     YOUTH PAGE  
   VEGETARIAN ECONOMY & GREEN AGRICULTURE
HOME > NEWS ARCHIVE > NEWS ITEM

VEGA News Item

 
The Dark Side of Lambing and Calving: Testing for Schmallenberg Virus - 28/09/2012
 

The following details were presented to farmers and vets with malformed animals born with the Schmallenberg Virus.
The details were published in the Veterinary Record (22 September 2012). Modern scientific tests for the virus have been developed in continental Europe but may be missed in British practice. The virus seems to have survived the UK winter:

Diagnostics for Schmallenberg virus

Those people wishing to steer clear of being infected by Schmallenberg Virus should resort to the exciting alternatives in plant foods such as soya milk.

 
 
 

Registered Charity No. 1045293
© VEGA - 2008