Posts Tagged: cattle

BVD: Stamp It Out | Lincolnshire

BVD is the 3rd biggest cost to the UK’s cattle industry after mastitis and lameness, due to reproductive losses and suppression of herd immunity. The BVD – Stamp It Out project provides funding (through RDPE) to cover veterinary time and lab costs, so that famers can take action to eradicate BVD from their herd. The… Read more »

What does IBR look like on my farm?

Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis – IBR – is a herpes virus that can cause respiratory disease in cattle of all ages or reproductive disease in breeding females. It is caused by Bovine Herpes Virus 1 – BHV 1 – and has a worldwide distribution. Initially the virus was recognised as causing severe upper respiratory tract disease… Read more »

Liver Fluke Meeting | Clitheroe

Westpoint Clitheroe is hosting a meeting to give an understanding of the fluke lifecycle and which treatments to use. The talk will also cover the benefits of testing for resistance and what to do if found. Come along to hear how this could benefit you! Date:  Wednesday 15th August at 7.15pm Venue:  Clitheroe Cricket Club, Chatburn Road,… Read more »

Cattle and Sheep Meeting | Daventry

Trace Elements in Cattle and Sheep Westpoint Daventry is hosting a meeting that will provide the latest information on diseases related to trace elements in cattle and sheep. The evening is sponsored by Bimeda and the guest speaker is Rachel Mallet. Come along to hear how this could benefit your farm! Tuesday 20th February | 6.45pm for 7.00pm… Read more »

Ruminant Nutrition Meeting (York)

Bimeda are offering free forage analysis to help with planning winter rations. If you would be interested in this offer then call our York practice on 01904 486712 and we will send out a forage analysis kit to you. These simply require you to take a sample from your clamp/bales and then send it off… Read more »

Beef4life Meeting (York)

Westpoint Farm Vets are launching Beef4life  ̶  a new consultancy service for beef farmers to maximise on productivity and profitabilty. Come along to our meeting to hear how this could benefit your farm! Tuesday 15th August 2017  |  7.30pm  |  Beetle Bank Farm, Murton The meeting is free to attend and spaces will be allocated on a… Read more »

Beef4life Meeting (Westpoint Louth)

Westpoint Farm Vets are launching Beef4life  ̶  a new consultancy service for beef farmers to maximise on productivity and profitabilty. Come along to our meeting to hear how this could benefit your farm! Wednesday 14th June 2017  |  6.30pm  |  The Waggon & Horses The meeting is free to attend and spaces will be allocated on a… Read more »

Beef4life Meeting (Westpoint King’s Lynn)

Westpoint Farm Vets are launching Beef4life  ̶  a new consultancy service for beef farmers to maximise on productivity and profitabilty. Come along to our meeting to hear how this could benefit your farm! Tuesday 13th June 2017  |  6.30pm  |  Dereham Hockey Club The meeting is free to attend and spaces will be allocated on a first… Read more »

Beef4life Meeting (Westpoint Daventry)

Westpoint Farm Vets are launching Beef4life  ̶  a new consultancy service for beef farmers to maximise on productivity and profitabilty. Come along to our meeting to hear how this could benefit your farm! Thursday 8th June 2017  |  6.30pm  |  The Pytchley Inn The meeting is free to attend and spaces will be allocated on a first… Read more »