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Round Worms & Puppies

As vets we talk a lot about worms & how important it is to ensure that your dog is regularly …

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 …

Arthritis

Arthritis By Vet Alan Wilkinson-Mackie A large number of dogs, and an increasing number of cats, are diagnosed with arthritis. …

Colostrum Management

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

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 …

Ten Great Reasons to Adopt a Greyhound Into Your Life

Until quite recently a pet greyhound was rarely seen. Most people’s only experience of this graceful breed of dog is …

Avoiding The Hurt of Haemonchus (Barber’s Pole Worm)

Whilst other worm species only compete with their host for nutrition, Haemonchus species, like Barber’s Pole, actually rob their host …

Heat Stress and Cow Performance

cattle health check

We have had some very hot days recently so it is time to remind ourselves about the impact that heat stress …