Have Ewe Quarantined?

When speaking to farmers during new client or ‘Vet Declaration’ visits, one of the questions I always ask is; ‘where do your replacements come from?’

The answer to this question varies. Some people are breeding their own, others buy in (from one source or multiple), some won’t breed at all […]

2024-01-08T10:42:52+00:00January 8th, 2024|News, Sheep|

Time to talk Fluke

Liver Fluke (Fasciola hepatica) is an ever-present concern in livestock farming, particularly in dairy where treatments are limited due to long withdrawal periods. Unlike worms, animals do not develop any immunity to fluke infection and can be reinfected each year or even every few weeks in particularly high-risk areas. Winter […]

2022-01-12T13:31:10+00:00January 12th, 2022|Parasite Control|

Frustrating Fluke

We’re into the problem period for Fluke in sheep – late Autumn to Winter, and due to its financial implications including body condition deterioration and death, it’s a disease most sheep producers are tuned in to. However, it’s now commonly suspected that resistance is building against the most effective treatment. […]

2018-12-11T13:02:42+00:00December 11th, 2018|Sheep|
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