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10 Ways Better Animal Handling Can Help Your Business

After a recent AHDB Dairy webinar with the legend that is Temple Grandin we were reminded how beneficial getting the basics of animal handling right can be for humans and animals alike. Here are 10 ways that better animal handling will improve your business:

1. It’s the right thing to […]

2021-03-23T13:12:50+00:00March 17th, 2021|Beef, Dairy, Management, News|

What parasite control do you need to think about this month?

With the cold and wet weather still upon us, it may seem a little early to be planning for turn out, but it is the perfect time to look back at last year and reflect on what parasite challenges you may have faced last season and start preparing for turn […]

2021-02-17T16:56:28+00:00February 17th, 2021|Beef, Dairy, Management, News, Sheep|

What can we do to help prevent parasite burdens in our sheep?

Being sure to use quarantine treatments on bought-in animals will reduce the risk of bringing wormer resistant parasites onto your farm. Planning ahead for this can bring a host of benefits, but there are a few additional prevention areas we can look at as well.

1. Breeding your own replacements

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2021-02-17T16:55:15+00:00February 17th, 2021|News, Sheep|

So what is Mycoplasma Bovis?

The diagnosis of Mycoplasma bovis is becoming more and more common on dairy farms, it can cause disease in both calves and adult cattle. It is a notoriously difficult bug to treat, and even then vaccination has historically proved difficult.

We have previously relied onautogenous vaccine (those producedin a lab […]

2020-12-09T16:38:39+00:00December 9th, 2020|Dairy, Management, News, Youngstock|

Honey treatment, a sweet assistant

In show business, they say never work with children or animals because, despite best intentions, accidents can happen. With housing upon us, animals will no doubt find inventive ways to hurt themselves in buildings which were thought to be safe. As we continuously aim to reduce antibiotic use, we are […]

2020-12-11T14:55:45+00:00December 9th, 2020|Management, Medicines, News, Youngstock|

Introducing Feet First – our vet led mobility management service

A long term dream of mine to launch a Mobility Management service at LLM finally became reality with the arrival on 1st October of our very own professional cattle hoof trimmer – Chris Smith; he was followed in quick time a few days later by his state of the art […]

2020-11-11T16:02:27+00:00November 11th, 2020|Dairy, Lameness, News|
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