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Dairy news and advice from the LLM Farm Vets team in Shropshire, Cheshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire.

Clarifide – to test or not to test…

The Clarifide genomic test has been spoken about a lot recently, so we wanted to give you our overview: What is the difference between Clarifide and Clarifide Plus? Both are in-depth genomic tests that can give an indication on genomic traits including; health and fitness, production, type and composites, milk [...]

2019-10-08T10:56:47+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Dairy, Management, Youngstock|

What are ‘Chronic’ infections and how do we treat them?

Vet Partners have recently acquired the ‘Grassroots Herdcheck’ software for Cell Check and Feed Check reports, which have been very popular at LLM over the past twelve years. The platform is being hosted at our Whitchurch branch has been renamed ‘Dairy Monitor’ Cell Check, so look out for this on [...]

2019-08-14T09:18:33+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Dairy, Mastitis|

TBAS Update

Joe Wheeler from our VetTech team is one of our trained TBAS advisors. Hopefully you will have heard of the funded service available to farmers in the high risk and edge areas. Joe’s been doing visits since the end of last year and gives us a TBAS update. We have [...]

2019-05-10T09:49:15+00:00 May 10th, 2019|Beef, Dairy, News|

Genomic Testing Q&A

Genomic testing has been used by AI companies for years to accelerate the genetic progress of bulls. But it is now being used for females. The benefits of genomic testing in a dairy herd are being increasingly explored in the industry. We asked Mike Christie, “Mr Genetics”, some questions: In [...]

2019-05-09T15:19:06+00:00 May 9th, 2019|Dairy|

Mesenteric Vessel Rupture

Claire is happily reveling in her new status as “Teat Pea Queen” following the last case of the month. This time we have a new case from our newest team member Pete on Mesenteric Vessel Rupture. Unfortunately, in some investigations, a solution is not available… Mesenteric Vessel Rupture I was [...]

2019-05-09T14:28:47+00:00 May 9th, 2019|Dairy|
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