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    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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    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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    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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    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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