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Cattle Health Schemes

With herd health increasingly becoming a consumer-led issue and more public awareness of farming methods there is mounting pressure to reduce antibiotic use and improve the health and welfare of livestock. Improved methods of disease control are becoming more important and increasingly farmers only want to buy cattle from [...]

By | 2018-10-04T16:36:09+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Beef, Dairy|0 Comments

Weather Worries – diseases to look out for

It’s fair to say that the recent drought has dried out a lot of our pastures. While we are all hoping for some well needed rain, it is important to consider some of the knock on effects and diseases we may see. Jess Clayton tells us more... [...]

By | 2018-08-20T08:25:29+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Beef, Dairy, Management, Youngstock|0 Comments

Grass Staggers – Farmers Guardian June 2018

Be alert for staggers after rapid onset of spring grass Claire Whittle featured in the 22nd June Farmers Guardian Vet Viewpoint. She speaks to the publication about grass staggers following extreme grass growth and warm weather - some tips to reduce any incidences. To read the full article please [...]

By | 2018-07-17T09:19:57+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Beef, Dairy, News|0 Comments

A natural approach to fly control using fly parasites

For a few years now we have been distributing fly parasites to our clients as a new approach to fly control that aims to reduce reliance on chemical solutions and ultimately reduce the on farm fly population. We have seen some fantastic results over the years on farm and [...]

By | 2018-07-17T09:29:15+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Beef, Dairy, Management|0 Comments

How does the TB test actually work?

The TB tests we use in cattle are extremely poorly understood and/or explained and are often bemoaned as being responsible for the problem of TB persisting and spreading through our countryside. We thought a review of the tests would be a useful thing for our clients. As many of [...]

By | 2018-07-17T09:56:03+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Beef, Dairy|0 Comments