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Farmers’ Focus July 2019

DISBUDDING REGULATION CHANGE From 1st October 2019 it will be illegal to disbud or dehorn any animal without the use …

Farmers’ Focus April 2019

Autumn The stop-start nature of the season continues – with just enough rain for most to keep hanging in there, …

Farmers’ Focus March 2019

Seasonal Reminders Most of you have done your lepto vaccinating by now. If you haven’t, please contact us to organize …

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 …

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 …

Calving Tips

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

Keep An Eye Out For Eye Cancer

Keep An Eye Out For Eye Cancer Why do cows get eye cancers? As in humans UV rays can cause …