News & Events – Farm

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

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  • Barbers Meeting April 28, 2017 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. In addition ...
  • Important information for all poultry owners April 11, 2017 Friars Moor Vets 60 years in the community - established 1957All 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  
  • Another successful Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference February 24, 2017 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, attendance from delegates reached the maximum and we very much ...
  • BVD Free and BVD Control Meetings Wednesday 1st March 12-2pm February 22, 2017 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 ...
  • Foot Trimming Course starts 1st March 2017 February 2, 2017 Trimming a cow's foot - trainingWe will be holding a foot trimming course covering lameness and footcare. The 3 day course will be on Wednesday 1st March, Friday 10th and 17th March and will start with a classroom based session run by one of our Directors, Julian Allen covering anatomy of the foot, the causes of lame cows, how to ...

 

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Upcoming Events

Feb
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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
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22
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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
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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
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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.
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