'Liver fluke' sheep disease explained

Farmers and vets are worried about an outbreak of 'Liver Fluke' in Cumbria.

The fluke is a flatworm which thrives in wet weather and can kill sheep.

Charlie Foster from Border Vets explains more about the disease:

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Outbreak of sheep disease

Farmers and vets are worried about an outbreak of Liver Fluke in Cumbria. The fluke is a flatworm which thrives in wet weather and can kill sheep. The wet weather of the past year means it has become an increasing problem.