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Red Tractor Updates

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

With lots of our clients belonging to the Red Tractor Scheme we wanted to update you on some of the changes they are bringing in. From the 1st June 2018, all Red Tractor farms MUST have a written, annual livestock … Continue reading

Paulerspury Vets Opening Tuesday 1st May!

Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Small Animal, Surgical on by Kat Mozdzynski

Exciting news as our Paulerspury Small Animal Clinic, located at the same site as Towcester Equine Vets (Plum Park Farm), is OFFICIALLY opening on Tuesday 1st May 2018! We will be open for bookings from 9am – 10:30am Monday to … Continue reading

Free uploads for Farmers to BVDFree database

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

English beef and dairy farmers can have their Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) test results uploaded to the national BVDFree database without charge until the end of March*. The offer is open to all farmers who are registered with the BVDFree … Continue reading

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Bird Flu Detected in Wild Birds in Warwickshire

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

Highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Warwickshire. This is the second confirmed finding of the virus in the UK this winter, following the finding in Dorset earlier this month (January 2018). Tests have shown … Continue reading

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Successful Digit Amputation for Lame Cow!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

This unfortunate lady had been lame for a few weeks and although her foot had been checked and trimmed to try and correct any problems, she hadn’t improved. When her foot was next examined it was found that the horn … Continue reading

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TOWCESTER VETERINARY CENTRE’S CHARITY CALENDAR FOR 2018

Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Horses, Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Following the success of our equine team baring all to raise money for the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance back in 2016, the team decided it was time to strip off again! However, the equine vets were not the only … Continue reading

Successful First On Farm Meeting For Towcester Vets

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

Towcester Farm Vets were delighted with their first on-farm meeting held in September this year. Hosted by kind permission of George Mayo at Handley Barn, the topic for discussion was ‘Sheep Lameness – Lesion Recognition, Treatment and Control’. The afternoon … Continue reading

Antimicrobial Resistance Data….What is your usage on Farm?

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

The use of antimicrobials, or antibiotics as they are more commonly known, in farming is getting increasing amounts of government and main stream media attention. This is because certain drug classes that we use within farm animal production are also … Continue reading

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Bluetongue Found in Imported stock

Posted in Farm Animal, Uncategorized on by Kat Mozdzynski

The British Veterinary Association is warning everyone to be extra vigilant when importing livestock after Defra announced that a number of cattle that tested positive for Bluetongue virus BTV-8 were imported from France. The BVA says “The animals entered the UK … Continue reading

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Towcester Farms Vets Wins BVD Free Practice of the Year!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

We are extremely delighted to have been awarded BVDFree Vet Practice of the Year which recognises all the hard work our vets and farmers have put into supporting the national campaign to eradicate BVD from cattle herds! Nikki collected the award on … Continue reading

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