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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|

Cattle Vaccination Boosters – don’t break that vaccine protection!

Cows coming in for autumn housing, many of you will be doing some annual vaccination boosters. So Tom J is offering some helpful reminders on timings. We can all agree that vaccinations are a key part in ensuring the health of your herd. Protecting against some of the common endemic [...]

2019-10-07T13:47:54+00:00 October 7th, 2019|News|

Tupping Tips Refresher

Most of you will be very well seasoned when it comes to tupping. But there is never any harm in just having a recap on the importance body condition scoring for tupping. Pete gives us some ‘tup’tastic tips (sorry): Pre-tupping Get your hand on your ewes pre-tupping, know where you [...]

2019-10-07T13:30:01+00:00 October 7th, 2019|News|

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|

Cobalt Deficiency in Lambs – Maximising Growth Rates

Ruminants require cobalt in their diet as rumen microbes use this trace element to synthesise Vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is essential for energy metabolism and deficiency can result in sub-optimal growth rates in lambs. Andy Henderson explains this a little bit more. Deficiency can be compounded by other risk factors [...]

2019-08-14T08:59:47+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Sheep|
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