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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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Thin Ewes and Possible Causes
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 11:06am
In the run up to the main tupping season checking ewe body condition score (BCS) and considering the impact that disease may be having on it is...
Selective Dry Cow Therapy (SDCT)
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:52am
As many of our dairy farming clients will be aware there is pressure coming from in and outside the industry to reduce antibiotic usage and...
Dangers of Leptospirosis
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:43am
Leptospirosis is now widespread in UK cattle herds. Recent surveys found it in 79% of dairy herds and 63% of beef herds. So what is...
Severn Edge Equine Vets and St Georges Equine join forces from 1st March 2016
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:30am
Severn Edge Equine Vets based in Bridgnorth are delighted to be the chosen partner of St George’s Veterinary Group’s Equine Division to provide...
News from the NSA
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:28am
The National Sheep Association have published the following news about caring for your flock and the issues currently effecting livestock...
Action Johne’s – what is it?
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:24am
In April 2015, Dairy UK and AHDB Dairy awarded a contract to a consortium of XLVets, RAFT Solutions Ltd, SRUC and SAC Vet Services to deliver...
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:14am
Rumen drinking and secondary acidosis is a problem of artificially reared calves, which has been seen by the SAC fairly commonly in the post...
Looking Like Lots of Listeria Locally- report from the SAC
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:06am
February brought with it multiple diagnoses of listeriosis in all its forms suggesting there may be a high risk of disease this spring. Very...
New Nematodirus warning map to keep an eye out for
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:03am
As temperatures are falling at the moment spring may still seem some time away, however we will soon be there! At a SCOPS meeting last month...
A happy smile = a happy pet
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:01am
Home dental care is one of the best ways to help keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy. Start as early as possible in your canine friend’s...
My Pet Has Bad Breath. What’s causing it?
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 9:58am
Whether it’s humans or pets, bad breath is never a good thing. It’s a stinky problem, but in most cases there’s a lot you can do to keep bad...
Tick borne disease Babesiosis in Britain
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 9:54am
Dog owners warned about deadly tick borne disease Babesiosis that has been seen in Britain for the first time after apparently traveling on an...

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