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Casper the Friendly Goat Survives Attack!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

This year’s bravery award must go to Casper the pygmy goat! Poor Casper and his friends were attacked by a dog on the family farm in May this year. Whereas everyone else came away with only a few scrapes, Casper … Continue reading

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Sheep Lameness Workshop – Lesion Recognition, Treatment and Control

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

Towcester Vets alongside MSD Animal Health would like to invite you all to a Workshop on Sheep Lameness. It will cover lesion recognition, treatment and control. It will be held on Monday 18th September 2017 from 2-5pm by kind permission … Continue reading

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Receptionist Needed to Join Our Team

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our established friendly team of veterinary receptionists at the Burcote Road surgery.  The ideal candidate will be confident,  work at a fast pace and be prepared to take part in administration … Continue reading

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Come and See us at the Blakesley Show!

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

Once again we are delighted to be sponsoring and attending Blakesley Show this year! It is being held this Saturday 5th August 2017, 8am-5pm at Blakesley, Heath Farm, Towcester, NN12 8HN. The Show is a traditional rural show with around … Continue reading

Help with Badger survey required

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

Nottingham University are undertaking a survey of road kill badgers to try to establish the extent of TB in wildlife in Northamptonshire. We are asking for your help to submit badgers from Northamptonshire to the study. If you think you can help, please collect … Continue reading

BVD Free Reaches 1000 Herd Landmark!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

The BVDFree England scheme reached a significant milestone this week, with 1,000 herds now registered to take part in the nationwide eradication scheme and we are extremely proud that 50 of those farms are ours. In total 25,000 individual animal … Continue reading

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Camelid Blood Drive – to help sick crias

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

Camelid owners and breeders are invited to attend our next Camelid Blood Drive on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at Towcester Veterinary Centre’s Equine Clinic, Plum Park Farm.  If you’re wondering what a Camelid Blood Drive is and why we do … Continue reading

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Keep your birds safe from Bird Flu!

Posted in Farm Animal, Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

The Government has issued a helpful fact sheet to help keep your backyard poultry safe from Bird Flu (otherwise known as Avian Influenza). Avian Influenza is a disease that affects all types of poultry including chickens, ducks and geese. A … Continue reading

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Parasite Forecast January 2017

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

This is a video of the most recent parasite forecast focusing on chronic liver fluke, worms in store lambs and mite and lice infections in cattle. Other topics covered in the disease alert include digital dermatitis and sheep abortion. If … Continue reading

AHDB Beef & Lamb Selection Factor!

Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat 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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