Techion Media & News

Techion Media & News


Posted: Tuesday August 4, 2020

In July 2020 The Scottish Farmer reported that challenging market conditions as a result of Covid-19 means sheep producers need to be more focussed than ever on reducing inefficiencies if they are to make a profit or break even, a sheep expert has warned. They spoke to Eurion Thomas, European operations manager at Techion UK, who says as much as £12,000 could be being lost on more than 80% of sheep farms in the UK due to ineffective worming.


Posted: Wednesday July 29, 2020

Techion founder and Managing Director, Greg Mirams spoke to Jamie Mackay on The Country, New Zealand’s flagship rural radio show on Monday 27 July 2020. The pair talked about FECPAKG2 and how the lessons learned developing the technology could be applied for human health.


Posted: Wednesday July 29, 2020

Techion founder and Managing Director Greg Mirams doesn't have a cure for Covid-19. However, his work with animals is drawing attention from those in the human health business.


Posted: Thursday July 23, 2020

One of the UK's leading sheep vet consultants Fiona Lovatt joined Techion's Eurion Thomas to discuss wormer resistance.


Posted: Tuesday June 16, 2020

Techion European Operations Manager, Eurion Thomas and Independent Sheep Consultant and Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) advocate Lesley Stubbings share tips for implementing sustainable parasite control in lambs following SCOPS principles. Webinar hosted on Wednesday 27 May 2020.

Faecal egg counts slash wormer use for Welsh farmers

Posted: Tuesday June 16, 2020

In June 2020 Farming UK reported on a farm in Wales that has have turned to faecal egg count (FEC) samples after reading up on best practice and deciding to test each group of lambs separately. Philippa and Gareth Davies are using FECPAKG2 on their 120-acre lowland farm.

Increasing resistance challenges and shifting consumer expectations

Posted: Wednesday May 20, 2020

Over the Counter, the national magazine for the UK’s animal health advisors and country store retailers, featured Techion’s FECPAKG2 technology in its May 2020 issue.

Business Plan Informed By Past Crisis

Posted: Friday May 1, 2020

The managing director of Invermay-based animal parasite diagnostics company Techion Group has been working on a survival plan for the business, which he has dubbed the crisis response action plan, or Crap.

Faecal egg count trial cuts wormer use on Welsh sheep farms

Posted: Thursday February 13, 2020

Welsh sheep farms in a Farming Connect Parasite Management Project that have adopted FECPAKG2 faecal egg counting to monitor parasite burdens report a big reduction in the frequency of wormer treatments needed.

Techion’s Microscope in The Cloud for Parasites

Posted: Thursday February 13, 2020

Nanalyze’s charter to share stories informing investors about disruptive technologies that make the world a better place, meant they wrote this in-depth analysis of Techion and its FECPAKG2 technology and its potential for the future.

Taking ag-tech from Dunedin to Ethiopia and beyond

Posted: Friday November 29, 2019

Otago-grown agricultural technology company Techion has cornered an international market. Its founder, Greg Mirams, explained how the internet of things and fast fibre broadband has transformed the way he does business.

Quicker and easier faecal egg counts

Posted: Monday November 4, 2019

Techion have announced the release of the FECPAKG2, with features making faecal egg counts quicker and easier than ever.

WormFEC Gold leading the flock in parasite resistance

Posted: Monday September 9, 2019

WormFEC Gold a collective of farmers breeding for parasite resistant genetics are leading the flock as drench resistance becomes more prevalent and drench failure is reported across the country.

Testing Man and Beast

Posted: Tuesday July 30, 2019

Dunedin agritech firm Techion is turning testing animal poop into a highly scalable business and aiding human health while it’s at it.

Latest FEC technology a valuable tool for farm SQP’s

Posted: Thursday May 9, 2019

Use of the latest faecal egg count (FEC) technology is helping improve anthelmintic prescription within the sheep sector, with SQP’s playing a crucial role in effective and sustainable parasite control.

FECPAKG2 Case Study - Chris Hallett

Posted: Thursday March 28, 2019

Faecal Egg Count technology an unrealised opportunity for beef producers

FECPAKG2 Case Study - Hamish and Sally Drury

Posted: Thursday March 28, 2019

Drench savings reach 60% through targeted parasite testing

Techion Launch - Australia

Posted: Thursday February 21, 2019

Agricultural Technology to optimise drench use and boost livestock welfare and performance launched in Australia

Techion UK GHG Emissions Press Release

Posted: Wednesday January 23, 2019

Accurate worm control critical to minimise methane emissions from sheep production

Farmers Weekly UK Sion Williams Story – January 2019

Posted: Friday January 18, 2019

Remote parasite monitoring cuts labour costs and resistance

Techion in the News

Posted: Wednesday December 12, 2018

Techion in the News

WormFEC Gold

Posted: Tuesday December 11, 2018

New group of sheep breeders save farmers time and money with parasite resistant stock

Techion helping children in developing countries

Posted: Monday October 29, 2018

Agritech technology developed in New Zealand for farmers is showing potential to help manage disease in children in developing countries.

NZ Sainsbury's FECPAKG2 Findings Press Release - July 2018

Posted: Monday July 23, 2018

UK Study shows NZ-Designed parasite management tool boosts animal health and reduces farm costs

UK Sainsbury's FECPAKG2 Findings Press Release - July 2018

Posted: Wednesday July 18, 2018

Innovation in parasite management boosts animal health and performance

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