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Dr James Breen wins Judges Special Award at 2018 Cream Awards! 14th February 2018

Many congratulations goes out to our very own Dr James Breen for winning Judges Special Award for Dairy Vet of the Year at the 2018 Cream Awards. The aim of the dairy industry trade awards is to showcase some of Britain’s brightest and best working in the dairy industry. Congratulations James!

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#Februdairy 05th February 2018

You may have seen recent press about #Februdairy on social and mainstream media. #Februdairy is a social media initiative to turn the tables on the negative press that the dairy industry has been experiencing recently. You may have heard some of the emotive language being used, including rape to describe artificial insemination. This language is […]

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Lungworm in cattle – Huskvac 05th February 2018

After the heavy rain in recent months, lungworm may be a significant risk on many pastures in the next grazing season as infective larvae are washed out of faecal pats onto vegetation. Don’t forget that unlike many gut worms, lungworm can remain infective on pastures for much longer periods of time and as such it is […]

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Coccidiosis Update 10th November 2016

  Coccidiosis is a problem of intensively-reared lambs and calves, occurring primarily indoors where stocking densities are high but may also occur in young animals at pasture, where there is heavy contamination around feed troughs in creep areas during warm wet weather. Loss of gut absorptive capacity results in profuse diarrhoea. Morbidity is high but […]

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