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A report on the effectiveness of cage-level and farm level fallowing for the control of diseases (BKD and sleeping disease) on large cage-based trout farms in Scotland

DescriptionScottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 2 No 10
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 25, 2011


I S Wallace, L A Munro, R Kilburn, M Hall, J Black, R S Raynard and A G Murray

ISBN 978 1 78045 333 0 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 11913

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Study 1: Possibilities for the Eradication of Renibacterium salmoninarum in Scottish Farmed Rainbow Trout Using a Strategy of Cage-Level Fallowing

Study 2: Testing the Efficacy of Farm-Level Fallowing to Eliminate Sleeping Disease from a Scottish Rainbow Trout Farm

Conclusions on the Potential for Fallowing to Control R. salmoninarum and SAV



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