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High Yielders Benchmarking Group

To achieve the highest yields and most efficient farming, precise management of the farm as a whole is vital.

Our high yielders benchmarking group allows some of our most efficient farms to get together quarterly and discuss various topics to benefit the efficiency and yields of their herds.

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Mastitis Workshop

Please see Health Schemes Mastitis (AHDB)

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DIY AI Course

Our farm vets have many years experience running AI courses which allow attendees to become certified in doing their own artificial insemination on farm.

The courses involve a morning’s theory at the practice, covering the use of AI, the safe and correct handling of semen and theory on the reproductive tract.

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Calving Course

The calving course is a one-day small group, practical course aimed at farm staff who are new or feel inexperienced when calving cows. To date we have run the course for young farmers and college students. Most recently we have run the course with Adam, our Polish TB tester to offer the course in Polish.

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Youngstock Discussion Group

youngstock dairy heifers meetingThe importance of calving heifers in at 24 months or younger for increased milk yields, longevity and profitability is well reported. Youngstock are the future of our dairy herds and the rearing of heifer replacements is a crucial component of herd management. Rearing heifer calves is the second largest annual expense after feed with no income until the first lactation and no profit until the second.

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Lameness & Footcare (AHDB)

The AHDB Healthy Feet Programme promotes cooperation between dairy farmers and their vets or foot trimmers to increase education for correct identification and management techniques in lame cows.

The approach is centred around 4 success factors:

  1. Good quality horn and hoof shape
  2. Low forces on the feet;

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Mastitis (AHDB)

AHDB Mastitis Control Plan

The AHDB Mastitis Control Plan (formerly Dairy Co Mastitis Control Plan) is a plan tailored to individual farms. Detailed information is gathered via a survey, somatic cell counts, milk bacteriology, disease patterns and clinical information. From this farm specific information a plan to combat mastitis is drawn up with the vet.

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Laboratory Services

We have a fully equipped in house laboratory and can carry out a range of tests including general health profiles, worm egg counts and milk testing amongst others. Having the lab in-house means results can be processed rapidly for peace of mind and ensures accurate and timely treatment.

The lab is run by Izzie,

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Vet Tech Services

Our dedicated Farm Animal Vet Techs provide a range of services at a reasonable rate to assist you with routine management and livestock handling.

Vaccination/Worming

Our Vet Techs can administer all vaccines/wormers for your herd/flock.

Disbudding

Our Vet Techs are fully equipped to deal with calves using our own calf crush and disbudding equipment.

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Beef Services

We have a popular beef suckler herd discussion group in the practice who benchmark their performance and meet up quarterly to discuss seasonal topics. A recent meeting involved a trip to the local abattoir for a fascinating live to dead demonstration.

Bespoke health planning

We can monitor herd performance through analysis of growth rates,

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