News & Events – Farm

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

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  • Friars Moor Vets win Blackmore Vale Business Award October 20, 2017 Following the recent Blackmore Vale Business awards last month, we were thrilled to have been nominated for the awards by one of our long standing staff member and were even more excited and proud to announce that we won the ‘Best place to work’ award! We would like to thank the Blackmore Vale magazine and ...
  • High Yielders welcome veterinary consultant to recent meeting June 19, 2017 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 ...
  • Flock Club meet up to discuss lambing June 19, 2017 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 ...
  • NFU sponsor evening discussion on farming enterprise May 30, 2017 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, Jenny and ...
  • Beef Group Meeting April 28, 2017 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 ...

 

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Upcoming Events

Feb
21
Wed
10:00 am Practical Lambing Course @ Lower Langham Farm
Practical Lambing Course @ Lower Langham Farm
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Practical Lambing Course @ Lower Langham Farm
A one day practical lambing course focusing on basic lambing skills, when to intervene, correcting malpresentations, the treatment of neonatal lambs including safe tubing of lambs, applying tail and castrator rings and recognising basic conditions in lambs and ewes around
Feb
22
Thu
11:00 am Practical foot trimming course –... @ Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic
Practical foot trimming course –... @ Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Practical foot trimming course - Theory session @ Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic
Three and a half day practical foot trimming course. This course will cover the anatomy of the hoof, the causes of claw horn lesions, infectious causes of lameness, appropriate treatment of lame cows and mobility scoring. The practical trimming days
Feb
27
Tue
10:00 am Practical foot trimming course –... @ Townsend Farm
Practical foot trimming course –... @ Townsend Farm
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Practical foot trimming course - Day 1 @ Townsend Farm
Three and a half day practical foot trimming course – first practical session This course will cover the anatomy of the hoof, the causes of claw horn lesions, infectious causes of lameness, appropriate treatment of lame cows and mobility scoring.
Mar
7
Wed
10:00 am Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
Mar 7 @ 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
10:30 am Fertility and Behaviour Monitori... @ Home Farm
Fertility and Behaviour Monitori... @ Home Farm
Mar 7 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
The event will focus on the use of precision technology for dairy farming and highlight the benefits of CowAlert and its practical application. There will be discussion around fertility and lying time from Friars Moor and guest speaker Nick Bell.
The level of support, knowledge and understanding goes above and beyond, from all [the Friars Moor team].
Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst
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