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AHDB Beef & Lamb Selection Factor!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

Have you got the “selection factor”? AHDB Beef & Lamb is looking to recruit a team with the “selection factor” to join its new Selection Academy. They are launching a search to find a team of trainers from the livestock … Continue reading

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Worm Control in Sheep! January Meeting, Book your place now!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

We would like to invite you to the next in our series of our FREE evening meetings:  Worm Control in Sheep  To be held at: The Saracens Head, Towcester Tuesday 24th January 7pm for 7.30pm start Followed by fish and … Continue reading

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*urgent update for poultry farmers*

Posted in Farm Animal on by Abii Dowdy Keepers of chickens, turkeys and ducks are being told by the government's chief vet to keep them indoors for 30 days or take steps to separate them from wild birds. Its part of measures to protect poultry in England against … Continue reading
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We’re backing BVD Free!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

The BVD Free scheme was launched on 1st July and is a national campaign which  aims to eradicate BVD from the national herd by 2022. The scheme aims to eradicate BVD through the identification and removal of PI animals and … Continue reading

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Wanted! Limousin sired calves for Beef Feed Efficiency Project

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

AHDB Beef & Lamb The Beef Feed Efficiency Programme aims to develop breeding tools to enable beef producers to select cattle for improved feed efficiency. Limousin sired calves are wanted for purchase, or on loan via a retained ownership arrangement … Continue reading

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PRE-TUPPING – Is Your Flock Ready?

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

Adopting for a good pre-tupping flock health programme alongside our TVC Farm Vets will determine not only increased productivity but ultimately your flock profitability.  With the season approaching us rapidly read our guide to getting your flock in tip top … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS – The Debate on Antibiotic Use in UK Livestock

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

Industry experts are exploring ways of reducing the use of antibiotics in UK livestock production amid growing concern about the threat to human health from drug-resistant infections. Following the  BBC Panorama programme last night, RUMA (the Responsible Use of Medicines … Continue reading

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PREVENTION OF BLOWFLY STRIKE TO PROTECT YOUR FLOCK

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

It is now spring and after the first cases were reported on two farms in West Sussex, it is now time to plan your Blowfly prevention strategy if you have not already done so. Blowfly strike is a painful and potentially life-threatening … Continue reading

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DEFRA Urges UK Farmers to Be Vigilant for Signs of Bluetongue!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

DEFRA is urging farmers to be vigilant for signs of bluetongue this spring and summer, and report any suspicions of the disease, following the recent publication of a risk assessment suggesting that the UK could be at risk of an … Continue reading

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Take the lead campaign..Protect livestock and your pooch!

Posted in Farm Animal, Small Animal on by Kathryn Mozdzynski

During lambing, the Countryside Alliance reiterates support for Farmers Guardian’s “Take the Lead” campaign. It was launched to educate the public about the impact of livestock worrying by dogs with the ultimate aim of reducing the growing number of attacks. … Continue reading

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