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Avian influenza identified in Suffolk

Low pathogenic avian flu of the H5 strain was confirmed at a commercial chicken farm in Mid Suffolk on Tuesday 10th December. All the birds will now be humanely culled and we have put in place a 1km restriction zone around the infected farm to limit the risk of the disease spreading. The advice from Public Health… Read more »

Tackling Lameness in Sheep with the Five-Point Plan

Tackling lameness in sheep has become a real priority in recent times and much research has been undertaken to determine the most effective ways to control and prevent it. Its importance within the industry has been highlighted by The Farm Animal Welfare Council, who have set a target to reduce the number of sheep treated,… Read more »

Westpoint are excited to be awarded the World Buiatrics 2014 Young Research Scientist trophy

Several of our veterinary team attended and presented at the World Buiatrics Conference in Australia. Well done to Mike Reynolds, Ian Nanjiani and Alex Walters for representing Westpoint on the world stage. Westpoint were recognised for our research in bull fertility and our presentation in the poster sessions, we are really excited to announce that… Read more »