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 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 ...
  • BVD Free and BVD Control Meetings Wednesday 1st March 12-2pm February 22, 2017 Wednesday 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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Upcoming Events

Jan
16
Wed
12:00 pm Flock Club Meeting: Post Mortem ... @ Friars Moor Vets
Flock Club Meeting: Post Mortem ... @ Friars Moor Vets
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Open to members of the flock club Kate Hovers is coming to talk to us about practical on farm post mortems with all attendees able to take part in a practical demonstration. We will cover common diseases of young lambs,
Jan
17
Thu
11:00 am BVD Cluster Meeting @ NFU Offices
BVD Cluster Meeting @ NFU Offices
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open to all dairy and beef herds who want to control BVD on their farm. This is the first step in signing up for the available governement funding to try to eradicate BVD. This meeting will cover BVD virus and
Feb
13
Wed
10:00 am Practical Lambing Course @ Nr Gillingham
Practical Lambing Course @ Nr Gillingham
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for the 2018 practical lambing course! The course is run every year on a farm so we always hope for some real life action!! The course will cover all aspects of preparing the ewe (and yourself!) for lambing
Feb
20
Wed
10:00 am Practical Lambing Course @ Nr Gillingham
Practical Lambing Course @ Nr Gillingham
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for the 2018 practical lambing course! The course is run every year on a farm so we always hope for some real life action!! The course will cover all aspects of preparing the ewe (and yourself!) for lambing
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