Catalogue description Worms in sheep; A film on gastro-intestinal worms

This record is held by Museum of English Rural Life

Details of TR MAFF PH6/83
Reference: TR MAFF PH6/83
Title: Worms in sheep; A film on gastro-intestinal worms

Film shows effects, behaviour, prevention and treatment of worms in sheep.


Film opens in livestock market with sheep. Diagram of Parasitic gastro-enteritis. In the laboratory worms shown including tape worm. Sheep flock, some with symptoms.


Symptoms illustrated including loss of wool bloom, anaemia, and diarrhoea, leading to death in extreme cases.


Diagram of worm life cycle, eggs developed in laboratory, weather conditions. Vet collecting samples.


Post mortem examination of sheep shown in detail.


Weather studies experiments shown.


Different types of land management shown to prevent worms including mixed grazing, rotational grazing, forward grazing and back fence.


Wormers shown and administered in different ways.


Central Office of Information for Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food


National Interest Picture Productions Ltd


Produced and directed by A E C Hopkins


Camera Cedric Williams


Script C Millett


Animation Brian Stephens


Edited by John Beaton


Warning: This film contains scenes which some viewers might find upsetting.

Date: Undated [1960-1969]
Held by: Museum of English Rural Life, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical description: 1 16mm film, 1 VHS video, 1 DVD (viewing copy)
Physical condition: Colour, sound, 17 minutes

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