Sheep Flock Health

The UCD Farm Animal Team has the only European Board-Certified Sheep Health Specialist in Ireland, Professor Michael Doherty.  Supported by colleagues, Professor Doherty has a broad range of experience of investigating and delivering control programmes on Irish sheep farms for a wide range of health issues, including lameness, respiratory disease, lamb mortality and genetic disorders.  Supported by Dr Theo De Waal, Professor Doherty advises on sustainable parasite control programmes testing for anthelmintic resistance and approaches to targeted selective treatments.