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New fish vaccines developed at Mowi

Building on the success of previous collaborations between Ridgeway Biologicals Ltd and Mowi Scotland that have delivered effective vaccinations to protect fish health, the partnership has now developed a new vaccine strategy to safeguard salmon against the bacteria Yersinia ruckeri. Bacterial infection by the pathogen can lead to a disease known as enteric red mouth

Gathering for fish health

Fish Health Observer training at Mowi’s land-based recirculating aquaculture system Mowi’s fish health team has recently been bolstered by the recruitment of fish health observers (FHO) throughout all farming locations that oversee fish health and welfare; that includes cleaner fish deployment, welfare monitoring, biosecurity, vaccine auditing and many other important activities along the production cycle.

Successful smolt transfer to larger pens at Loch Hourn

Mowi’s salmon farm at Loch Hourn has become the latest site to successfully transition to new larger pens with the installation of 7 x 160m pens, which have replaced 12 x 120m pens. While more commonplace in Norway, the larger pens are already being successfully used at several of Mowi’s farms in Scotland. There are

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