North firm develops product for controlling parasites in cattle

The pharmaceutical company Norbrook said it has developed a new way of controlling parasites, like fluke and worms, in cattle.

The discovery will secure the jobs of over 1,000 people at its plant in Newry and other jobs on both sides of the border.

Work on developing the product - a pour-on solution - took six years and cost £3.5m (€3.9m).

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