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Christmas Hazards
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 - 2:50pm
Tis the season to be jolly! Winter and Christmas time brings joy to man and pet alike, but there are some festive risks that every pet owner...
Friday, 18 November 2016 - 10:50am
English cattle farmers have until the end of the year to benefit from free uploads of BVD test results to the BVDFree England database. The...
PGE in sheep
Monday, 14 November 2016 - 12:01pm
Despite the current run of fantastic weather it appears that conditions this autumn have again been favourable for parasitic gastroenteritis in...
Friday, 11 November 2016 - 10:52am
Prince's Farm Resilience Programme The Prince’s Countryside Fund is offering free essential and practical business workshops and support to...
Liver Fluke
Friday, 4 November 2016 - 4:54pm
You may have received warnings about liver fluke recently from the likes of the NSA, SCOPS or in the farming press. This is especially...
Update to our Equine Planned Visit Scheme (WV16)
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 4:01pm
You asked, we listened! Due to popular demand our Planned Visit Scheme will now be visiting WV16 post codes on Monday instead of Wednesdays,...
Down to the wire - an unusual food item
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:54pm
Billy became a little unwell a week ago with a stomach upset and was a little lethargic. A day or two prior to that he had been taken on a walk...
The danger of a sweet treat
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:40pm
As the festive season begins we are all snacking on that little sweet treats we all love, Chocolate! However chocolate might be tasty to your...
Case Study: Bull Fertility Testing
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:26pm
An infertile or sub-fertile bull can be catastrophic to a herd. Whether you have a single bull or rotate several bulls, the impact of one sub-...
Understanding Ewe Nutrition
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:23pm
Nutrition hugely affects all aspects of sheep health and production. Poor nutrition has negative effects on ovulation rate, early embryonic...
Equine Case Study: Too Many Teeth
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:19pm
Deciduous Teeth: Case Study with Blossom As veterinary surgeons, we are sometimes presented with horses’ mouths that have extra teeth or teeth...
SARA in Dairy Cows
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:04pm
What is SARA? SARA, or Subacute Ruminal Acidosis, is a prolonged and repeated period of abnormally low rumen pH. Rumen pH fluctuates during any...
Equine Case Study: Epithelial Iris Cyst
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:57pm
This case was a 9 year old Arab gelding who was presented to the vet because the owner noticed a problem with his vision in the right eye. The...
Complications in Lambing
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:50pm
We’re into the New Year and the days are getting longer (slowly), and for many that means lambing is upon you. With lambing a number of you...
Diabetes: Starvation in Times of Plenty
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:46pm
Diabetes in animals is very similar to the disease in humans. It’s often referred to as ‘Starvation in Plenty’ because your pet will be eating...
Common Dental Diseases in Small Animals
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:45pm
Examining the mouth can tell us a lot about the general health of our pets. As vets we routinely look in and around the mouth every time we...
How to Spot & Treat Laminitis
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:36pm
The laminae are interwoven, sensitive ‘leaves’ of tissue which suspend the pedal bone within the hoof. Laminitis is inflammation of these...
Back on the shelves: Flubenvet (worm treatment for chickens, geese & turkeys)
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:18pm
Flubenvet 1% Medicated Premixture (60g) is back on the shelves! This very useful product allows the simple, in-feed treatment of Chickens,...
 What should you do if you find a stray cat?
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:16pm
Imagine there’s a cat you’ve never seen before which is constantly hanging around your front door, crying for food and affection; a big butch...
Choosing a Bull
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 11:26am
Purchasing a bull can be an expensive process, but the value that he brings to your herd can be worth far more than his initial cost. It is...
Cancer in Pets
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 11:21am
The word ‘cancer’ strikes fear into the heart of many pet owners, and unfortunately it’s something we see all too commonly. However, if caught...
The horrible world of ticks! Know your facts
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 11:19am
I think everyone who has seen a tick elicits the same response. It starts at the face with a grimace akin to very bad smell in the room...
Border Disease (Hairy Shaker Disease)
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 11:16am
Studies have shown that at least one third of sheep flocks have been exposed to the virus which causes Border Disease, also known as Hairy...
Benefits of Data Collection in Suckler Herds
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 11:11am
The recording and analysis of data on beef suckler herd performance may take some time, but it does enable the root causes of any production...

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