News & Events – Farm

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

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  • 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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Upcoming Events

10:00 am Practical foot trimming course –... @ Townsend Farm
Practical foot trimming course –... @ Townsend Farm
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Practical foot trimming course - Day 3 @ Townsend Farm
Three and a half day practical foot trimming course – third 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.
10:00 am Practical Calving Course @ [Venue TBC]
Practical Calving Course @ [Venue TBC]
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Practical Calving Course @ [Venue TBC]
Small group practical session covering when to intervene, common malpresentations and care of the cow and calf. (Further details will be added in due course.)
10:00 am Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
Practical AI Course @ [Venue TBC]
Oct 10 @ 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
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