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Calf Health

Bloat In Calves

Bloat is caused by a build-up of gas in the abdomen that is unable to escape. There are two main types of bloats in calves; abomasal bloat and ruminal bloat. Feeding consistency, colostrum management and good hygiene of feeding equipment are the main ways to avoid cases of bloat.

Bloat […]

2024-07-03T11:03:05+00:00July 3rd, 2024|Youngstock|

Routine calf health visits have a big role to play in improving total protein results

Routine calf health visits have a big role to play in improving total protein results

We collated these results for a presentation at the BCVA (British Cattle Vets Association) congress in Birmingham, and the results have been very interesting so we thought it would be good to share them with […]

2022-11-21T15:17:09+00:00November 21st, 2022|Youngstock|

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|
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