Calf Pneumonia – not just a winter problem

Pneumonia remains the most common reason for death or poor performance in growing calves, and whilst we do see a spike in ...
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Tightening Calving Blocks

The industry target for mating period in beef herds is 9 weeks resulting in 95 calves born to 100 cows put ...
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Rigorous measures needed for control of OPA

Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) is an infective lung tumour caused by the Jaagsiekte virus. It can be difficult to diagnose and has ...
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5 Tips for Reducing Antimicrobial Use in Clinical Mastitis

Most dairy farms are already seeing the benefits of selective dry cow therapy. With increasing pressure from milk buyers and ...
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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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