What is Neospora?

Neospora Caninum is a protozoan parasite that is an important infectious cause of weak calves and abortion in cattle. It ...
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Bull

Are you getting the most from your bull…?

All arable farmers have a cropping calendar and most sheep & beef farmers have a breeding calendar dictating; when the ...
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PIs calf

BVD – What it is, what it costs and how to be free!

The AHDB launched its national BVD Free scheme to much fanfare back in July 2016, but what is this scheme? ...
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Lameness lesions

Lameness is a perennial challenge on many dairy farms, and with a typical case costing £180, it is important from ...
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Latest Avian Influenza Update

On 10 April the UK Chief Veterinary Officer announced that from 13 April, housing or range netting would no longer ...
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Westpoint BVD Free Scheme

It is estimated over 90% of UK herds have been exposed to BVD virus which can cause devastating effects upon ...
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Bluetongue – looking ahead to 2017

Bluetongue looks to be a potential threat again in 2017 with potentially devastating effects for sheep, cattle, camelids and goats.

In ...
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Three steps to get spring-calving cows back in calf quickly

With cows often dried off in early December as grass availability fails to meet demand, it is essential for the ...
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Avian Influenza: question and answer session

Following the success of the Westpoint|Minster Avian Influenza webinar we have compiled some questions, from the flock keepers that attended, ...
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Avian Influenza Latest

Please follow the latest DEFRA advice below to reduce the spread of disease.

If you keep poultry you are required to ...
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