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

Keeping one step ahead of Salmonella this Autumn…

Around the Autumn Equinox we often see an increase in Salmonella cases with greater inclement weather and closer cow contact. Vicky goes through why and how best to keep on top of it in the coming weeks.

The main cost of Salmonella infection comes from decreased milk yield in subclinically […]

2020-10-15T14:25:24+00:00October 15th, 2020|Beef, Dairy, Infectious Diseases, Youngstock|

Taking the irritation out of fly control

The relatively mild and extremely wet winter has potentially failed to kill off over-wintering fly populations – so much so that as the weather warms up there could be an explosion in insects that both irritate ruminant livestock and transmit diseases.

Climate change is also influencing the way entomologists and animal […]

2020-07-15T11:11:18+00:00July 15th, 2020|Beef, Dairy|

Soilt Testing: The experience is as valuable as the results

Lots or people are talking about it and one day, it may even play a role in subsidy. Healthy soil is actually a living entity with >5,000 species and more individual organisms in one handful as there have ever been humans on Earth.

But what does healthy soil mean? There is […]

2020-06-19T14:56:04+00:00June 19th, 2020|Beef, Dairy, Management, Sheep|
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