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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? [...]

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

An alternative to chemical fly control

With the days lengthening and the weather turning warmer, spring will happily soon be upon us. However, unfortunately that also means that fly season is on its way, with all the unwelcome irritation and nuisance that flies cause to livestock and the people that work with them. Tom J gives [...]

2020-03-13T16:03:10+00:00March 13th, 2020|Beef, Dairy, Management, Sheep|

Bloat in cattle

Bloat in cattle is one of the true veterinary emergencies we come across, and if not treated quickly can result in sudden death. Animals with bloat may have distension of the left abdomen, pain and discomfort, they may bellow, have difficulty breathing and may be found down. There are two [...]

2020-01-21T14:48:18+00:00January 21st, 2020|Beef, Dairy|

BVD Day – a new initiative

We want to introduce a new initiative, which we think will help make the BVD vaccination process easier. Introducing BVD Day! In the past couple of years, there have been many BVD initiatives brought to the industry to try and reduce the presence of BVD in UK Cattle herds. Bovine [...]

2019-11-18T16:17:54+00:00November 18th, 2019|Beef, Dairy, Infectious Diseases, 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+00:00May 10th, 2019|Beef, Dairy, News|
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