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How To Avoid Lead Poisoning In Your Herd



Lead poisoning occurs every year on Scottish farms, which carries huge welfare and economic losses. Hannah Orr, SRUC Veterinary Services discusses this problem, how it occurs and how to prevent it in this video.

Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service (FAS) is part of the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) which is co-funded by the EU and Scottish Government, providing information and resources aimed at increasing the profitability and sustainability of farms and crofts.


Linked FAS Resources

Lead Poisoning Alert

Related Resources

NADIS – National Animal Disease Information Service

Lead on Farm Leaflet Update 2021 (

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