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03-08-2017 - - 0 comments
Ischaemic Teat Necrosis (ITN) - Farm Newsletter

Research is being undertaken into a new and emerging disease in dairy cattle, Ischaemic Teat Necrosis (ITN).  

05-07-2017 - - 0 comments
Farm Newsletter - Cow Value

Two topics - Cow value and summer mastitis, covered by Vet Ian Cardiff. 

09-06-2017 - - 0 comments
Newsletter from the Farm Vets - Body Condition

Achieving the correct Body Condition Score (BCS) at the appropriate stage of the cow's production cycle is vital to maximize both the health and profitability of your beef or dairy cows.  

09-06-2017 - - 0 comments
Sheep newsletter now available

Store Lambs' margins are always very tight, small changes can be the difference between profit and loss. 

08-05-2017 - - 0 comments
Twins - The Farm Newsletter

May's newsletter from the Farm Vets looks at the incidence of twins

04-04-2017 - - 0 comments
Farm Newsletter - Biosecurity

Chris Warren addresses the importance of biosecurity on farm and where the greatest threats lie.

10-03-2017 - - 0 comments
Latest Sheep Newsletter - March

Lambing season is upon us again.

10-03-2017 - - 0 comments
Farm Vets Newsletter- March

It is fair to say that recognising and understanding pain in farm animals can be a tricky business! 

24-02-2017 - - 0 comments
The George Farm Vets on the BBC

Did you see our appearance on Countryfile on 19th Feb? 

07-02-2017 - - 0 comments
Farm Vets Newsletter - Calf Pneumonia

Pneumonia affects more calves than you might think. 

04-01-2017 - - 0 comments
Lameness Case Study

Happy New Year! The Farm Vets newsletter this month focuses on a case study for foot trimming.

28-11-2016 - - 0 comments
Farm Newsletter - December

This month we discuss poor condition.

04-10-2016 - - 0 comments
Trace elements and deficiency

Trace elements are essential to cow health but are only required in minute amounts on a day-to-day basis. 

20-09-2016 - - 0 comments
Congratulations to Kat Hart

Well done to Kat who was nominated and awarded runner-up in the Dairy Vet of the Year award category at the annual industry Cream Awards. 

01-09-2016 - - 0 comments
Farm Vets newsletter and Sheep newsletter

Did you follow the Olympics? What similarities can we see in our high-performing cattle?

05-08-2016 - - 0 comments
Farm Vets Newsletter - August

Infectious disease control is an area that has long been neglected in UK ruminant livestock farming. The twin pressures of TB and production diseases such as mastitis and lameness have meant that infectious disease wasn't systematically addressed. 

01-07-2016 - - 0 comments
The Farm Vets July Newsletter - Economics

Everybody is well aware of the tough economic climate facing farming today.

08-06-2016 - - 0 comments
Maximising submission rates

Fertility is the main driver of profitability on any dairy farm and with milk price as poor as it is, fertility becomes even more important. 

27-05-2016 - - 0 comments
Training courses for farmers

Visit our new page highlighting all the courses on offer to farmers from The George Farm Vets

27-05-2016 - - 0 comments
Blowfly strike - Sheep Newsletter

Up to 500,000 sheep every year are affected by blowfly strike with recent estimates made that 80% of UK flocks will have one or two cases of strike every year.

27-05-2016 - - 0 comments
Blowfly strike - Sheep Newsletter

Up to 500,000 sheep every year are affected by blowfly strike with recent estimates made that 80% of UK flocks will have one or two cases of strike every year.

06-05-2016 - - 0 comments
National Johnes Management Plan (NJMP)

May's newsletter from The George Farm Vets also covers our Medicine Handling Course.

06-05-2016 - - 0 comments
New Product Launch!

It is not often in the farm animal world that we get a brand new product for a brand new application.

11-04-2016 - - 0 comments
Hypomagnesaemia     (Grass Staggers)

Most cases of hypomagnesaemia occur in recently-calved beef cows but disease can also occur in dairy cows.

04-03-2016 - - 0 comments
National Johnes Management Plan

Do you know your herd's Johne's Disease status? Do you have a control plan in place? 

03-03-2016 - - 0 comments
Care of newborn lambs

Will Sommerville provides an overview of the risk factors associated with lambing

26-02-2016 - - 0 comments
Dry Cow Management - Farm Vets

Nick Britten BVSc MRCVS gives his insight into this topic in the March newsletter.

05-02-2016 - - 0 comments
Farm Vets - Poisons and Toxicities

Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed (Hons) MRCVS presents the February newsletter for The George Farm Vets

04-01-2016 - - 0 comments
Post Mortem Examinations

This month the Farm Vets focus on the Post Mortem Examination.

04-12-2015 - - 0 comments
Seasonal Sheep Newsletter

Sarah Metcalfe BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS shares her advice on perinatal lamb care and treatment of hypothermia. 

25-11-2015 - - 0 comments
Bull Fertility testing

Ian Cardiff explores fertility and success rates in December's issue of the newsletter

12-11-2015 - - 0 comments
TB REALITY IN WILTSHIRE

A George Farm Vets client, Mr Keith Withers of Little Lype Farm, Charlton gave a moving and honest interview to BBC Radio Wiltshire today (12/11/15) 

04-11-2015 - - 0 comments
Calf Housing and Ventilation

Kat looks at the causes leading to an increased risk of calf pneumonia as we enter the colder months

08-10-2015 - - 0 comments
Farm Vets - Drying off technique

This month Ed covers drying off technique and maximising cure rates in lame cows.

24-09-2015 - - 0 comments
Cream Awards - Congratulations to...

The George Farm Vets were highly commended as Runners Up in the category of Dairy Vet of the Year 2015 at the UK Dairy Awards 2015.