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Farmers’ Focus September 2017

mastitis issues

What’s Happening Out There? Calf Scours We have seen many recent cases of calf scours. Rotavirus has been a common …

News Flash-Mycobacterium bovis

Mycobacterium bovis News current at 25 July 2017 We encourage our farmers to be vigilant regarding this disease. Phone one …

Farmers’ Focus August 2017

Metrichecking – Why Bother? Metrichecking has been around for some time now – a quick, cost-effective way of   checking if …

Bobby Calves, Penicillin And Other Drugs

vaccinate calf against leptospirosis

Bobby Calves, Penicillin And Other Drugs Guidelines for our clients: No antimicrobials to bobby calves. For any cows treated with …

Antibiotic Resistance And Our Role In Antibiotic Stewardship (Farmers and Veterinarians)

Antibiotic Resistance And Our Role In Antibiotic Stewardship (Farmers and Veterinarians) adapted by Ross Woods I have taken part of …

Metrichecking – Why Bother?

Metrichecking – Why Bother? Metrichecking has been around for some time now – a quick, cost-effective way of   checking if …

Colostrum Management

Colostrum is rich in the antibodies that protect the calf from diseases in early life, and is also important as …

Farmers’ Focus July 2017

mastitis issues

Scary Findings On Leptospirosis In Dairy Herds In 2011 urine was collected from dairy Cows from 44 conventionally vaccinated herds. …

Farmers’ Focus June 2017

End of Season-New Opportunities Yet another very challenging season has drawn to an end – droughts, floods and everything in …

Feeding During the Dry Period

A NZ study in the “Review’ examined the effects of different feeding levels over the dry period. Cows prior to …