News & Events – Farm

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

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  • Beef Group Meeting April 28, 2017 Beef Group MeetingOn 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 Barbers MeetingOn 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 Important information for all poultry ownersAll 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 Another successful Dairy Sheep & Goat ConferenceOur 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 ...
  • BVD Free and BVD Control Meetings Wednesday 1st March 12-2pm February 22, 2017 BVD Free and BVD Control Meetings Wednesday 1st March 12-2pmWednesday 1st March, 12-2pm, The NFU Offices, Sturminster Newton. We will be discussing BVD as a disease; how it works, how to determine whether you have it on your farm, the costs, how to control it, vaccination programmes, case studies and the ‘BVD Free England’ Scheme. This meeting is free and is open to dairy and beef ...

 

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