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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10:00 am Practical foot trimming course –... @ Townsend Farm
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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.
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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]
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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Fertility and Behaviour Monitori... @ Home Farm
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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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10:00 am Practical foot trimming course –... @ Townsend Farm
Practical foot trimming course –... @ Townsend Farm
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Practical foot trimming course - Day 2 @ Townsend Farm
Three and a half day practical foot trimming course – second 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.
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11:00 am Bovine TB Biosecurity Meeting @ Lymburghs Farm
Bovine TB Biosecurity Meeting @ Lymburghs Farm
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bovine TB Biosecurity Meeting @ Lymburghs Farm
Please join us on Wednesday 14th March, 11am-2pm, at Lymburgh’s Farm (by kind permission of Mr J Primrose) for an informative day of learning about Bovine TB Biosecurity. It will include detailed information to help you improve biosecurity on your
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