News & Events – Farm

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

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  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week November 15, 2016 This week, 14th-20th November 2016 is World Antibiotic Awareness Week. As a practice we are already keenly aware of how important it is to be responsible with our antibiotics. Over the past two years we have been working closely with our farmers to reduce the usage of the restricted classes of antibiotics which ...
  • Great success at the Youngstock Group Meeting! November 11, 2016 Our Youngstock group met on Tuesday 8th November for a farm visit to discuss heifer fertility. The meeting was a great success with some great discussion surrounding the anonymous benchmarking and some interesting discussion points relating to synchronisation, use of the bull and many other things. We’d like to thank the Rogers family at Longmoor ...
  • TB Farmers Meeting November 7, 2016 On the 2nd November a meeting was held at the practice to educate farmers and vets about bovine Tuberculosis. Alan Shuttleworth MRCVS, the former APHA regional TB lead gave a very informative talk, which included the history of bovine TB in this country, the accuracy of the comparative skin test and other frequently asked questions. ...
  • Flock Discussion Club October 13, 2016 Our first Flock Discussion Club meeting was held on Thursday 6th October by kind permission of Georgie and Andy Sturgess. The topic ‘the importance of flock recording to monitor performance’ went down well, and everyone went away with some things to reflect on. All attendees left with a form to record data over the coming ...
  • Vet receives award for TB case study October 5, 2016 Rhian Rochford headshotAs part of our ongoing battle with bovine tuberculosis all of our farm animal vets and TB testers are continuously being assessed and audited. One of the assessments requires case logs to be submitted to one of the governing bodies and one of our vets, Rhian Rochford, has recently been awarded second place in a ...

 

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