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Farmers’ Focus February 2019

Pregnancy Testing If you haven’t already booked your pregnancy testing with the vets, now is the time to phone us! …

Farmers’ Focus January 2019

Mastitis cultures Culturing milk samples can be useful in both clinical and subclinical mastitis cases. On an individual cow level …

Farmers’ Focus November 2018

Young Stock Lepto: By now all spring and autumn-born calves should have had their first and possibly second lepto vaccinations, …

Farmers’ Focus October 2018

Daffodils Are Not The Only  Things Emerging This Spring As we start to welcome Spring and warmer weather, so too …

Farmers’ Focus September 2018

Mastitis – a better way? With the current focus on antimicrobial resistance, new research is being done on ways to …

Left Displaced Abomasum (LDA) In Dairy Cows

Left Displaced Abomasum (LDA) In Dairy Cows Do you ever get those cows who just slowly drop of their milk …

Disbudding Calves

Disbudding Calves Most of you will have all your replacement calves on the ground by now, so if you haven’t …

Bearings/Vaginal Prolapses in Sheep

Bearings/Vaginal Prolapses in Sheep What is it? A bearing/vaginal prolapse is when the vagina is pushed by the ewe to …

Farmers’ Focus August 2018

Calf Scours Calf scours is a frustrating, expensive and time consuming problem. Causes There are many different causes of calf …

Calving Tips

Aim: To identify calving cows quicker, intervene sooner, have more live calves, fewer dead/rotten calvings and damaged cows. What are …