Facilities

Pharmacy

Our Sturminster Newton branch supports a well stocked pharmacy which is run by our stock manager. We are constantly trying to achieve the best possible prices for the drugs we supply by working closely with our drug manufacturers. We have the advantage of a daily delivery…
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Laboratory Services

We have a fully equipped in house laboratory and can carry out a range of tests including general health profiles, worm egg counts and milk testing amongst others. Having the lab in-house means results can be processed rapidly for peace of mind and ensures accurate and timely treatment…
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Dynamic Testing of Milking Parlours

As a practice we are able to undertaken dynamic testing of parlours to assess both vacuum and pulsation. Many people have their parlours statically tested by dairy engineers. This ensures that whilst not actively milking all the parts of the parlour are working as they should with appropriate levels of vacuum and pulsation. Dynamic testing of parlours assess their function whilst they are working. The cows will exert some effect on the way in which the parlour functions, especially in that their teats are not all identical and this causes sometimes unexpected changes to vacuum and pulsation. It is vitally important to get the parameters correct as the impact on the cows udder health is so significant. We encourage farmers to use dynamic testing as part of a wider mastitis and udder health investigation and we are very keen to observe parlour routines as this can significantly affect the results we see of the dynamic test. For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.


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Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Tue
11:00 am RESPONSIBLE USE OF MEDICINES COU... @ Friars Moor Vets
RESPONSIBLE USE OF MEDICINES COU... @ Friars Moor Vets
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
This workshop will fully equip you with practical knowledge and skills to take away and use on farm. Understand different medicines available and legislative classes Improve decision making on farm to reduce antibiotic usage Understand how to avoid expensive misuse
Oct
10
Wed
10:00 am Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
One day small group (6-10 people) theoretical training followed by practical use of the AI equipment and practising passing the AI catheter on real uterus post mortem. This will then be followed by individual or paired on farm training within
The level of support, knowledge and understanding goes above and beyond, from all [the Friars Moor team].
Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst
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