News & Events – Farm

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

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  • 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 ...
  • 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  

 

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11:00 am RESPONSIBLE USE OF MEDICINES COU... @ Friars Moor Vets
RESPONSIBLE USE OF MEDICINES COU... @ Friars Moor Vets
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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
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10:00 am Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
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Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
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