Dairy industry in the news with #Februdairy campaign

By Ami Sawran BVSc MRCVS

I’m sure many in agricultural industries have seen a more chaotic social media timeline of late. This ...
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AHDB appoint Westpoint Farm Vets to provide subsidised DIY AI training workshops

Westpoint Farm Vets have been provided funding to subsidise beef suckler farmers to attend a DIY Artificial Insemination workshop. The ...
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Pig keepers warned not to feed kitchen scraps to pigs due to African swine...

Due to the spread of African Swine Fever in Eastern Europe and the risk of feeding scraps to pigs Defra ...
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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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