Giltspur Scientific
Linnodee Diagnostics

Giltspur Scientific Ltd

Established in 1991 and based in Northern Ireland, Giltspur Scientific Ltd are the manufacturers and distributors of Cowslips - the original orthopaedic shoe for the treatment of lameness in dairy cattle.

Following on from the success of Cowslips, the official launch of Horse-Slips heralded the arrival of a revolutionary  innovation in equine hoof care.

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Linnodee Diagnostics

Linnodee has established itself as an expert in the research, development and commercialisation of high quality diagnostic tests at our site in Northern Ireland.  We develop new, innovative and rapid diagnostic tests for existing and emerging infectious diseases in animals and humans with particular expertise in Leptospirosis diagnosis.
The methodology behind Linnodee’s tests include Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA), Agglutination Tests and Lateral Flow Tests.
Linnodee is an accredited organisation, working to ISO Standards 9001 and 13485.

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Our Events & Exhibitions

Wednesday 4th October 2017 - We are pleased to announce that Giltspur Scientific Ltd. will once again be sponsoring the Holstein classes at the Bath and West Dairy Show.

Wednesday 15th November 2017Cowslips are delighted to be exhibiting for another year at Agriscot 2017 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.
You can find us at stand 10 in the Highland Hall.


27th November – 1st December 2017 - We are pleased to announce that Linnodee will be sponsoring and attending the 10th International Leptospirosis Society Meeting in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

International Leptospirosis Society Meeting

Wednesday 7th February 2018 - Cowslips are pleased to be exhibiting for the first time at Dairytech 2018 on Wednesday 7th February at Stoneleigh Park.

Dairytech 2018

Wednesday 12th September 2018 - Cowslips are pleased to be exhibiting for the second time at UK Dairy Day. The event takes place at The International Centre, Telford on Wednesday 12th September 2018. You can find us at stand L8 in the Ludlow Suite.

UK Dairy Day 2018

Contact Info


Giltspur Scientific Ltd: +44 (0)2893 322040
Linnodee Diagnostics: +44 (0)2893 349329


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