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Planning Ahead

July should be a fairly quiet time in the flock calendar and hopefully, many lambs are close to finishing or already away. It’s now time to figure out why we had marked certain ewes for culling back at lambing time and also select or source whatever replacements are needed to [...]

2019-07-12T14:49:37+00:00 July 12th, 2019|Sheep|

The use of faecal worm egg counts to reduce worm resistance.

With summer nearly here and the weather warming up, it is important to worm your fat lambs effectively. If you have already wormed your lambs, are you sure your wormer has worked effectively? With increasing resistance to wormers reported across the industry, Steph is here to tell us more about [...]

2019-06-14T11:11:13+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Sheep, Youngstock|

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|

BVD Zero Award Finalist

Who knew we have a BVD champion in our midst?! Raquel kept this one very under wraps. Last year, Raquel was a finalist in the BVD Zero Award which is run each year by Boehringer. The award is essentially to raise awareness of BVD cases throughout Europe and to encourage [...]

2019-05-09T14:11:30+00:00 May 9th, 2019|News|
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