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Results for Category: Farm

Blackmore Vale Business Awards 2019

Having proudly won the Blackmore Vale Magazine ‘Best Place to Work’ Business Awards in 2017, we are very pleased to be sponsoring the same award this year. We wish all the nominees the very best of luck!

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New Shaftesbury branch opening

Exciting News! We are really pleased to announce that our new Shaftesbury branch, located right next door to our old one, will open on Thursday 20th June at 8.30am.

The new branch will open from 8.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday including lunchtimes and from 8.30am to 12noon on Saturdays.

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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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Friars Moor win ‘Dairy Team of the Year’

We are very pleased to announce that we have won the ‘Dairy Team of the Year’ category at the British Dairying Cream Awards last night. Vets Julian, Jenny and Eleanor were there to receive the award and had a fantastic evening with some inspirational people from the Dairy industry.

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BV Dairy Johnes Meeting

On Wednesday 10th January farm vets Jenny and Eleanor delivered a talk to the suppliers of Blackmore Vale Dairy, based in Shaftesbury, on reducing Johnes disease on their farms. BV dairy along with 80% of the milk supply chain have signed up to the national Johnes Management Plan, a UK initiative to reduce the amount of Johnes disease in the national herd.

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ARLA Antibiotic Tour

Through the autumn and winter months farm vet Jenny has undertaken a nationwide tour talking to ARLA suppliers and vets about the work that Friars Moor has done in reducing the antibiotic use on our dairy farms. The meetings were hugely successful and Jenny was able to talk to a very wide audience who were very engaged and keen to hear how their practices could begin to make some changes.

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October Beef Suckler Group meeting

At the beginning of October Friars Moor clients, David Maughan and Geoff Roper at Wessex Lowlines, hosted a Beef Suckler Group meeting based around Embryo Transfer. David gave the group a really informative and enthusiastic farm tour looking over the different groups of stock. The Lowlines have genetics which can be traced back to original Aberdeen Angus cattle taken to Australia in the 1930’s.

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Lameness meeting

On Tuesday 17th October some of our farm team were pleased to join AHDB and Jon Huxley, a lameness expert from the University of Nottingham for a meeting to discuss mobility scoring, the importance of rapid treatment of lame cows and the negative change in prognosis that delayed treatment leads to.

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We have laughed and cried together over the years, and their professionalism and kindness … is second to none.
Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst
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