News & Events – Farm

Here you will find our most recent News and Events posts relating to Livestock Health.

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  • Full Time Receptionist/Lab Assistant May 8, 2018 Friendly and enthusiastic person sought to join our busy vet practice based at our Sturminster Newton branch. The successful candidate will work in our farm office and would need relevant experience, be confident under pressure and willing to learn new skills to cover the laboratory (full training will be given). Must be familiar with Microsoft ...
  • AHDB Block Calvers Meeting April 17, 2018 On Thursday 5th April vets Jenny, Julian and Alice attended a local AHDB Dairy meeting on successful block calving. The meeting was hosted by the Bennett family an Julian gave an insight into how successfully they are managing their block calving.  The meeting was a great success and all of the attendees wee reminded of some ...
  • Youngstock Meeting April 17, 2018 Youngstock MeetingOn Tuesday 10th April we held our most recent youngstock group meeting. Gerard Finan from the farm consultancy group came to talk on grazing heifers efficiently and the importance of measuring growth rates post weaning to ensure appropriate growth and optimal service weight and size. The meeting was kindly hosted by the Spicer family at Gomershay farm, ...
  • New Collection Point in Sherborne! April 4, 2018 We are very pleased to announce that we have opened a new collection point for medicines and supplies at Pearce Seeds, Rosedown Farm. This will provide an improved service for our clients in and around the Sherborne area. Medicines ordered with the team in the Sturminster office before 11am will be available for same day collection ...
  • AHDB Lameness Meeting April 4, 2018 On Tuesday 20th March vets Alice and Eleanor attended an AHDB dairy meeting held at Kingston Maurward college on lameness and hoof anatomy. Speaker Nick Bell described and demonstrated with his specimens how the anatomy of cows feet impacts on lameness and which features of cows anatomy can be altered by environmental conditions leading to ...

 

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Upcoming Events

May
31
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10:00 am Practical Calving Course @ [Venue TBC]
Practical Calving Course @ [Venue TBC]
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Practical Calving Course @ [Venue TBC]
Small group practical session covering when to intervene, common malpresentations and care of the cow and calf. (Further details will be added in due course.)
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
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