News & Events – Farm

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  • NFU sponsor evening discussion on farming enterprise May 30, 2017 On Wednesday 24th May a farm walk was held at Hinton St Mary Farms. Farm manager Mark Harvey, the North Dorset NFU branch chairman welcomed us to the farm for a tractor and trailor tour of the estate and a discussion of the farming enterprise as a whole. Our very own farm vets, Jenny and ...
  • Beef Group Meeting April 28, 2017 On Wednesday 26th April we held our beef discussion group meeting. Peter Bone, a mineral nutrition expert, joined us to discuss the importance of different macro and micro minerals and trace elements on growing animals, fertility and more. Bimeda had kindly sponsored the meeting and all farmers present had had some forage analysed for minerals ...
  • Barbers Meeting April 28, 2017 On Wednesday 19th April Friars Moor hosted a meeting for dairy farmers on behalf of Barbers on the subject of antibiotic usage. We held a discussion and interactive session on how we can reduce the overall usage of antibitoics on dairy farms, including selective dry cow therapy, calf health and transition cow management. In addition ...
  • Important information for all poultry owners April 11, 2017 Friars Moor Vets 60 years in the community - established 1957All poultry in England are to be allowed outside from Thursday 13 April 2017 following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds.  Please follow this link for further information: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/updated-measures-to-protect-poultry-against-avian-flu  
  • Another successful Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference February 24, 2017 Our second annual Dairy Sheep & Goat Conference proved to be another success this week, generating a forum for the exchange of information and ideas for all those involved in the growing field of sheep and goat milk production. With an exciting line up of national and international speakers, attendance from delegates reached the maximum and we very much ...

 

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