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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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    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

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