Facilities

Pharmacy

Our Sturminster Newton branch supports a well stocked pharmacy which is run by our stock manager. We are constantly trying to achieve the best possible prices for the drugs we supply by working closely with our drug manufacturers. We have the advantage of a daily delivery…
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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…
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Dynamic Testing of Milking Parlours

As a practice we are able to undertaken dynamic testing of parlours to assess both vacuum and pulsation. Many people have their parlours statically tested by dairy engineers. This ensures that whilst not actively milking all the parts of the parlour are working as they should with appropriate levels of vacuum and pulsation. Dynamic testing of parlours assess their function whilst they are working. The cows will exert some effect on the way in which the parlour functions, especially in that their teats are not all identical and this causes sometimes unexpected changes to vacuum and pulsation. It is vitally important to get the parameters correct as the impact on the cows udder health is so significant. We encourage farmers to use dynamic testing as part of a wider mastitis and udder health investigation and we are very keen to observe parlour routines as this can significantly affect the results we see of the dynamic test. For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.


Upcoming Events

Nov
14
Wed
10:30 am Coccidiosis in dairy calves – ar... @ Pearce Seeds
Coccidiosis in dairy calves – ar... @ Pearce Seeds
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Join Friars Moor Livestock Health and Pearce Seeds Dairy to learn more about the disease, the impacts on profitability, prevention and why it might not be as easy as you first thought!
Nov
15
Thu
11:00 am BVD Stamp it out! @ Friars Moor Vets
BVD Stamp it out! @ Friars Moor Vets
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open to all dairy and beef farmers, we are running a government funded BVD initiative to try to reduce BVD within the national herd. Following this meeting, there will be funding available to assess the BVD status of your herd
I believe a good Vets is hard to find but ‘Friars Moor’ really is the whole package.
Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst
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