Calf health and management has changed dramatically in the last 10 years, with the benefits of optimising calf performance well known to be key to future productivity and profitability of the herd. The increased investment in calves both in resources and time, makes it even more frustrating when things go […]
If you heard your cattle coughing at grass last autumn, this means they could have been harbouring lungworm burdens that compromise growth rates and lifetime milking performance. Most lungworm cases are reported at the back end of the grazing season.
Unfortunately, lungworm larvae can overwinter on pasture and in carrier […]
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 […]
Have you ever thought coccidiosis could be making your youngstock calves and lambs not achieve there daily live weight gain potential? Steph from our VetTech team gives a few tips to help manage calves and lambs to reduce the impact that cocci has on your stock.