Results for Category: Farm

Friars Moor 60th Anniversary Prize Draw

Exciting news, our 60th anniversary prize draw was launched at the weekend with 60 fantastic prizes to be won, all sourced from the local community. The competition is open to Friars Moor clients and is completely FREE to enter. All you need to do is answer the three questions on the entry form (answers can be found on our website) and post it in the entry box.

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High Yielders welcome veterinary consultant to recent meeting

High Yielders: We were very pleased to welcome James Husband from the Evidence Based Veterinary Consultancy to join us for  a meeting of our high yielders club to discuss managing Milk Fever. We discussed the importance of identifying whether sub clinical milk fever plays a part on your farm and the detrimental effects this would have.

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Flock Club meet up to discuss lambing

On Tuesday 6th June we held our latest flock club meeting by kind permission of Kathryn and Dave Thomson of Eastbury Blue Texels. The topic of the meeting was ‘Managing lamb performance at grass’; focusing on parasites, pasturella and clostridial diseases. We also discussed the anonymous benchmarking data from the scanning and lambing data and discussed being able to benchmark more parameters throughout the year.

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NFU sponsor evening discussion on farming enterprise

On Wednesday 24th May a farm walk was held at Hinton St Mary Farms. Farm manager Mark Harvey, the North Dorset NFU branch chairman welcomed us to the farm for a tractor and trailor tour of the estate and a discussion of the farming enterprise as a whole. Our very own farm vets,

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Monthly Farm Newsletter

Download recent issues of the Friars Moor Monthly Livestock Health Newsletter here:

 

Please contact us if you would like to subscribe
and receive this publication regularly by email.

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Beef Group Meeting

On Wednesday 26th April we held our beef discussion group meeting. Peter Bone, a mineral nutrition expert, joined us to discuss the importance of different macro and micro minerals and trace elements on growing animals, fertility and more. Bimeda had kindly sponsored the meeting and all farmers present had had some forage analysed for minerals which formed the basis for the discussion.

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Barbers Meeting

On Wednesday 19th April Friars Moor hosted a meeting for dairy farmers on behalf of Barbers on the subject of antibiotic usage. We held a discussion and interactive session on how we can reduce the overall usage of antibitoics on dairy farms, including selective dry cow therapy, calf health and transition cow management.

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Important information for all poultry owners

All poultry in England are to be allowed outside from Thursday 13 April 2017 following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds.  Please follow this link for further information:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/updated-measures-to-protect-poultry-against-avian-flu

 

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Another successful Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference

Our second annual Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference proved to be another success this week,
generating a forum for the exchange of information and ideas for all those involved in the
growing field of sheep and goat milk production.

With an exciting line up of national and international speakers,

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BVD Free and BVD Control Meetings Wednesday 1st March 12-2pm

Wednesday 1st March, 12-2pm, The NFU Offices, Sturminster Newton.

We will be discussing BVD as a disease; how it works, how to determine whether you have it on your farm, the costs, how to control it, vaccination programmes, case studies and the ‘BVD Free England’ Scheme.

This meeting is free and is open to dairy and beef clients.

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I have been with Friars Moor Vets for 20 years and they have always provided me with a fantastic service, the care, compassion and honesty from Gilla Primrose was outstanding.
Darren Naylor