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Practical Lambing Course

Wednesday 13th February and Wednesday 20th February.
10am-3pm
£65
Near Gillingham, Dorset (exact farm location on booking)
Lunch and refreshments provided
Join us for the 2018 practical lambing course! The course is run every year on a farm so we always hope for some real life action!!

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BVD Cluster Meeting

Thursday 17th january
NFU Offices, Sturminster Newton
Free
Open to all dairy and beef herds who want to control BVD on their farm. This is the first step in signing up for the available governement funding to try to eradicate BVD. This meeting will cover BVD virus and how it works,

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Flock Club Meeting: Post Mortem workshop

Wednesday 16th January
Friars Moor Vets, Sturminster Newton
12pm – 2pm
Open to members of the flock club
Kate Hovers is coming to talk to us about practical on farm post mortems with all attendees able to take part in a practical demonstration.

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Milksure training

Tuesday January 8th
NFU Offices, Sturminster Newton
11am-2pm
£30

Milksure training course designed to decrease the risk of medicines residues in milk. The course will cover why it is important, antibiotic resistance, off label usage and the necessary amendment to withdrawal periods.

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Responsible use of medicines

For beef and sheep farmers
We will be running a RESPONSIBLE USE OF MEDICINES COURSE on 13th December 2018 £35 to include refreshments at the NFU Office, Sturminster Newton 12-2pm
This workshop will fully equip you with practical knowledge and skills to take away and use on farm.

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New Shaftesbury Branch

Exciting news on our new Shaftesbury branch, which will soon be offering further services such as nurse clinics, longer opening hours and operations.

Follow the progress on our website and Facebook page.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience with parking and noise for the short term.

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Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

Avian Influenza Prevention Zones have been lifted in England and Wales. All bird keepers should continue to maintain good biosecurity to help prevent the outbreak or spread of diseases. More information is available at gov.uk gov.wales and gov.scot websites.

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New Collection Point in Sherborne!

We are very pleased to announce that we have opened a new collection point for medicines and supplies at Pearce Seeds, Rosedown Farm. This will provide an improved service for our clients in and around the Sherborne area.

Medicines ordered with the team in the Sturminster office before 11am will be available for same day collection after 1pm.

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Alabama Rot

Alabama Rot
[re-posted – original publication Feb 3, 2017]

Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) commonly known as Alabama rot is a disease that can affect any breed of dog but currently it isn’t known what the initial cause is. CRGV is a disease caused by damage to blood vessels of the skin and kidneys.

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Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference 2018

Our third annual conference “Youngstock and Replacement Rearing” will take place in February 2018.

Mon, 19 February – Tues, 20 February 2018
Doubletree By Hilton Cadbury House,
Bristol, BS49 5AD
United Kingdom

The speakers will be from Spain,

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I have no doubt that their expert knowledge and gentle care meant that our cow survived.
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