Made your bed? Now lie in it!

The dairy industry has seen a near complete shift from loose houses to cubicles for housing milking cows, and often ...
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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 ...
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Preparing for the birthing season: Plasma

The role and importance of colostrum

Cria have no antibodies to disease at birth, and are therefore unable to fight infection. ...
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How much lameness can, or should we tolerate in a dairy cows?

I ask this as an open question, not because I know the answer or feel there really is an answer ...
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Do you know the signs of Haemonchus Contortus infection?

With the recent hot weather, the risk of Haemonchus Contortus in livestock has dramatically increased and quite a few outbreaks ...
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Flystrike treatment & prevention

Blowflies are one of the most widespread ectoparasites affecting sheep in the UK, with surveys suggesting 80% of flocks will ...
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Guidance for the use of antibiotic tests on dairy farms

As part of our commitment to ensure our clients are provided with the most up-to-date information, we would like to ...
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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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