Beef Health Planning

2020 has been a very strange year but it is important to begin looking ahead to next year. Health planning on beef ...
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Fly Control – Don’t Get Struck!

With Blowflies being one of the most common ectoparasites to affect sheep in the UK, flystrike is likely to affect 80% ...
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Farm vets call upon the food service industry to support British farming

We are calling upon retailers and the food service sector to commit to supporting our farmers. Our concerns are mounting about how ...
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Mobility Scoring: a tool for tackling lameness

Cattle lameness is still an important issue facing dairy farmers with recent studies showing the lameness prevalence across UK dairy farms to ...
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We’re buzzing about fly control!

With the days lengthening and the weather turning warmer, it’s great to see cattle being turned out and enjoying the ...
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Getting to grips with worming

With resistance to anthelmintics increasing nationally, deciding what product to use and when to use it can be mind-boggling, but ...
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TB Testing and Covid-19

TB testing has and always will be a priority for DEFRA as it is essential not only for domestic TB ...
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Kick Starting Your Cria with Colostrum and CriaBoost

With cria safely on the ground, it is easy to think that the hard work is over, but now the watch ...
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Johne’s Research Project for Beef and Sheep Farmers

The University of Liverpool is running a project to investigate Johne’s disease on UK beef and sheep farms. Ovine Johne’s disease is much more common than most ...
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Increased risk of cocci in calves around turnout

Coccidiosis causing oocysts can build up during the housed period, increasing the risk of both beef and dairy calves contracting ...
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