News & Events – Farm

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

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  • Action Johne’s Group December 9, 2016 Action Johne's GroupFriars Moor held their second Johne’s Management meeting at the NFU offices in Sturminster Newton on the 7th December 2016. The National Johne’s Management Plan is a hot topic at the moment, the meeting engaged all participants and it was fantastic to see the enthusiasm of the farmers in helping to create a healthier national ...
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week November 15, 2016 World Antibiotic Awareness WeekThis week, 14th-20th November 2016 is World Antibiotic Awareness Week. As a practice we are already keenly aware of how important it is to be responsible with our antibiotics. Over the past two years we have been working closely with our farmers to reduce the usage of the restricted classes of antibiotics which ...
  • Great success at the Youngstock Group Meeting! November 11, 2016 Great success at the Youngstock Group Meeting!Our Youngstock group met on Tuesday 8th November for a farm visit to discuss heifer fertility. The meeting was a great success with some great discussion surrounding the anonymous benchmarking and some interesting discussion points relating to synchronisation, use of the bull and many other things. We’d like to thank the Rogers family at Longmoor ...
  • TB Farmers Meeting November 7, 2016 TB Farmers MeetingOn the 2nd November a meeting was held at the practice to educate farmers and vets about bovine Tuberculosis. Alan Shuttleworth MRCVS, the former APHA regional TB lead gave a very informative talk, which included the history of bovine TB in this country, the accuracy of the comparative skin test and other frequently asked questions. ...
  • Flock Discussion Club October 13, 2016 Flock Discussion ClubOur first Flock Discussion Club meeting was held on Thursday 6th October by kind permission of Georgie and Andy Sturgess. The topic ‘the importance of flock recording to monitor performance’ went down well, and everyone went away with some things to reflect on. All attendees left with a form to record data over the coming ...

 

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