Tag: Farm Information

November 2022

This humid weather has been bringing its fair share of problems to our livestock, one of the main being pneumonia. The still, hot days have stressed the cattle and we have had some nasty cases of pneumonia…………………….

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Calf Pneumonia

With winter approaching now is the time to prevent calf pneumonia. The average cost of a case has been estimated at £43 for dairy and £82 for beef. Good management ………..

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September 2021

Many of you will be buying sheep in over the next couple of months. We need to keep disease out of your farms as disease costs you money. There are a few basic steps that you should be carrying out….

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May 2021

Over the last year due to manufacturing issues we have had to change a lot of our commonly used medicines to different brands. They do work exactly the same but many of you and us!! Get confused so I will try and sum up the changes…..

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March 2021

Over the winter months at post-mortem a common underlying feature in milk fed dairy calves was that they were thin, light and had internalised their fat. It was considered that the cold weather and energy consumption to keep warm would have been a significant pre-disposing factor for illness….

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February 2021

Parturition: Animals should be housed in a dry, clean environment. Keep them well strawed and be liberal with the amount of lime that you throw about, as this is very good at drying up the bedding as well as killing bugs. • If you move the mother prior to giving birth, it is important that […]

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January 2021

Once again happy New Year to you all, 2020 was not a year we want to repeat in a hurry however the stock prices were very favourable so hopefully a little bit of last year might well continue. The farming connect funding were by you can have a vet visit and lab fees funded has […]

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July 2020

Boehringer Ingelheim has launched Bovikalc® Dry, an oral mineral supplement to help support drying off. • The dry period is a crucial resting period, giving the udder the opportunity to repair and regenerate between lactations. The drying-off process can be a difficult, uncomfortable and stressful period. • Cows may still be producing considerable amounts of […]

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Have your say on TB 2016

First of all we would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients a very happy Christmas and thank each and every one of you for your continued support. It means a great deal to us and we are very grateful. So what are we seeing at the moment: In the cattle, […]

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