Posts Tagged: sheep

Proactive Reproduction Management in Small Sheep Flocks

Register for this FREE online webinar where we will be explaining the benefits of synchronising your flock Wednesday 19th August at 7pm Westpoint Farm Vets invite you to join an MSD Animal Health supported meeting through Cisco WebEx. Please click here to register for this online meeting. You will be emailed joining instructions the day… Read more »

Rigorous measures needed for control of OPA

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Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) is an infective lung tumour caused by the Jaagsiekte virus. It can be difficult to diagnose and has no treatment, making it a challenge to control once it takes hold within a flock. The virus is mostly spread by secretions from the nose and mouth but can also be passed from… Read more »

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 it needn’t be. Your vet can work with you to create a tailored worm control plan specific to your farm. Choosing the correct product is not only important in slowing down the rate of anthelmintic… Read more »

Injection and Medicines Course for Commercial Sheep Farmers | Arundel

Thursday 27th February, 11.00am-1.30pm – Westpoint Farm Vets, Bridget’s Farms, Bridget’s Lane, Winchester, SO21 1AR or Friday 28th February, 11.00am–1.30pm – Southdowns Bunkhouse, Houghton Farm House, Houghton, Arundel, BN18 9LW Westpoint Winchester is hosting a course specifically for sheep farmers. It is designed to fulfil the Red Tractor requirement to attend a medicines course but… Read more »

Injection and Medicines Course for Commercial Sheep Farmers | Winchester

Thursday 27th February, 11.00am-1.30pm – Westpoint Farm Vets, Bridget’s Farms, Bridget’s Lane, Winchester, SO21 1AR or Friday 28th February, 11.00am–1.30pm – Southdowns Bunkhouse, Houghton Farm House, Houghton, Arundel, BN18 9LW Westpoint Winchester is hosting a course specifically for sheep farmers. It is designed to fulfil the Red Tractor requirement to attend a medicines course but… Read more »

Flock Master’s Meeting | Leighton Buzzard

Abattoir Reports and their relevance to your farm’s productivity. Westpoint Leighton Buzzard is hosting a Flock Master’s Club meeting that will enable you to make the most of your abbattoir reports. The evening is sponsored by MSD Animal Health and the guest speaker is Mark Atkins as well as Tonia Simms from Westpoint. Come along… Read more »

Pre-tupping Advice | Daventry

Westpoint Daventry is holding a meeting to discuss pre-tupping advice and CIDR Ovis. This is relevant to all sheep farmers but especially applicable to those with flocks that require lambing earlier or in a tight block. The meeting is FREE and dinner will be provided. Kindly sponsored by Zoetis. Tuesday 13th August at 6.30pm – The… Read more »

What Happens After Weaning? | Ashbourne

Join Westpoint Ashbourne for a FREE sheep health meeting which will have workshop stations to cover the following: 1. Maximising Post-Weaning Growth Weights in Lambs with Mel Bexon 2. Optimising Ewe Health and Nutrition Ahead of Tupping with Jo Brewin 3. Getting Fertility Right with Ally Anderson from Zoetis Date: Thursday 18th July at 2.00… Read more »

Sheep Health Meeting | Horsham

Creating a worming plan for your flock? Feel like the guidelines are always changing? Please come to our meeting about worming to find out the latest advice on which animals to treat, which wormer when and the latest research on worm resistance. Find out how this could benefit your flock and the farm’s bottom line!… Read more »

Ewe Mastitis & Vaccination | Yorkshire

Date Tuesday 12th February at 7pm Venue: Beetle Bank Farm, Moor Lane, Murton, YO19 5XD Westpoint York welcome you to join them for this meeting. Book your FREE place for a talk on all things sheep mastitis. Alistair Couper BVMS MRCVS is a vet from Hipra who will be speaking and taking questions. Call 01904… Read more »