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

Streptococcus Uberis Mastitis Vaccine

Mastitis is considered to be one of the most frequent and costly diseases in the dairy industry. The economic consequences of both clinical and subclinical mastitis are due to treatment costs, production losses, culling and increased risk of other diseases. Streptococcus uberis mastitis especially. Changes in herd size and intensification [...]

2019-11-19T09:56:02+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Dairy, Medicines|

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+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Beef, Dairy, Infectious Diseases, Youngstock|

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|
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