Smallholders

Health plans

However large or small your herd or flock we can provide a tailored, annual plan of action with regards to worming, vaccination and review the health status of your animals.

Husbandry advice

Our vets are happy to advise on all husbandry issues from housing and nutrition to more specific health advice.

In-house lab

Our in-house laboratory offers same day worm egg and coccidia counts, milk sample culture, haematology and investigation of external parasites. We are very proud of this service as it allows us to use targeted therapy for mastitis cases and rapid turnaround of results in disease outbreaks.

Routine surgeries

We perform many routine surgical procedures including castration, vasectomy and emergency surgery where required.

Smallholders Club and Newsletter

From Summer 2017 the practice will be hosting a Smallholders Club covering topics such as; Parasitism and Control, Lameness and Lambing husbandry. We are also planning some interesting farm walks. The group will be a great place to share knowledge and ideas and to get valuable advice from our vets and technicians.

http://friarsmoorvets.co.uk/farm/vet-tech-services/

24 hour emergency services

All our vets are enthusiastic and dedicated farm vets providing our own 24 hour emergency service, (almost) always with a smile on their faces!


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Upcoming Events

Feb
27
Tue
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
Wed
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.
Mar
8
Thu
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.
Mar
14
Wed
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
I have no doubt that their expert knowledge and gentle care meant that our cow survived.
Anne Green
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