Health Schemes

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Mastitis (AHDB)

The AHDB Mastitis Control Plan (formerly Dairy Co Mastitis Control Plan) is a plan tailored to individual farms…
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Lameness and 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…
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Youngstock Discussion Group

The 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…
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Beef Suckler Benchmarking Group

The economic margins of running a suckler herd are very tight, with income being primarily dependent on the annual sale of weaned calves, stores or fat cattle…
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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…
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Flock Group

Increasing engagement on sheep farms is exceptionally important to us. The profit margins in the sheep industry are tight so it is important we make sheep enterprises as efficient as possible…
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Upcoming Events

Jul
30
Tue
11:00 am Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Practical foot trimming course (day 1 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Aug
6
Tue
all-day Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Aug 6 all-day
Practical foot trimming course (day 2 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Aug
13
Tue
all-day Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Aug 13 all-day
Practical foot trimming course (day 3 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Aug
20
Tue
all-day Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Practical foot trimming course (... @ [Venue tbc]
Aug 20 all-day
Practical foot trimming course (day 4 of 4) @ [Venue tbc]
A hands on foot trimming course focussing around routine foot care, the foot trimming of lame cows, application of blocks and touching on mobility scoring. Refreshments provided. Theory session on 30th July, 11am-1pm On farm trimming days 6th, 13th &
Sep
4
Wed
all-day Milksure @ NFU Offices
Milksure @ NFU Offices
Sep 4 all-day
Milksure @ NFU Offices
A training course for farmers and farm workers to safeguard residue free milk led by vets Eleanor & Jenny. An interactive session appropriate for all dairy farmers. This course will cover how antibiotic failures occur, the legalities, the tests and
Highly skilled and professional approach … Personable, friendly and efficient!
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