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Farmers’ Focus April 2018

A Great Autumn What a great autumn we are having with plenty of rain (too much at once sometimes) and …

Farmers’ Focus February 2018

Looks Like A Great Season The Team at NVG would like to wish you all a very happy new year. …

Facial Eczema

Facial Eczema So far the summer has been very hot and humid, this could result in an increase in the …

Farmers’ Focus December 2017

It’s Starting To Feel A Lot Like Christmas I start to get a bit philosophical around Christmas. It is easy …

Farmers’ Focus November 2017

Mob Losses Due To BVD I was asked to do an article for our newsletter at the last minute! I …

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

Persistently Infected (PI) breeding bulls are a significant threat to the reproductive performance of breeding cattle. Effects of BVD infection …

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 …