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Livestock Health News

Here you will find our most recent News posts relating to Livestock Health.

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  • Avian Influenza (bird flu) – new rules in force from today December 14, 2020Avian Influenza (bird flu) - new rules in force from todayFrom today (Dec 14) all poultry and captive birds must be kept indoors and strict biosecurity measures put in place, under rules issued recently by the Animal and Plant Health Agency. An increase in cases of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in both wild birds and commercial poultry flocks means that these additional rules have been ...
  • Order your flea & worm treatment online October 6, 2020Order your flea & worm treatment onlineWe now have an easy and efficient way of ordering your flea/tick and worm treatment, 24 hours a day! Please follow these simple steps: Click on the green repeat prescriptions link on the homepage Complete the form in full Select the branch you would like to go to (in BOLD) Wait 24 hours and then go and collect your pet’s ...
  • Vet Viewpoint – diary housing September 15, 2020Vet Viewpoint - diary housingSix key areas to improve your dairy housing environment. An article by Alice Miller of Friars Moor Livestock Health, published in the XL Vets Farm newsletter (based on a previous article in Farmers Weekly): Vet Viewpoint: Focus on these six key areas to improve your dairy housing environment, by Alice Miller See also: Meet the team > Farm ...
  • Lameness in Beef Cattle September 9, 2020Lameness in Beef CattlePlease have a read of this article on lameness in beef herds. Recent research shows that the prevalence of lameness on most UK beef herds is underestimated, with barriers to treatment including lack of suitable facilities. Contact our Vet Tech and Foot Trimming team via the office (01258 472314) to book in an appointment to ...
  • Blood sampling offer for ewes June 24, 2020Blood sampling offer for ewesWe hope you had a successful lambing period, however if you experienced problems with >2% of the flock barren or aborted, weak lambs or uneven size lambs born it is not too late to investigate. MSD subsidised blood sampling of up to 8 ewes for Toxoplasmosis and Enzootic abortion is available until 30th June. ***** Call 01258 ...


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