Newsletter August 2014

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As we approach late summer we have said farewell to Hugo Bower after 3 years, taking Gemma Morris with him back to Cheshire, where they have  a wedding planned for later this month.  As a result we have 2 new vets starting work this week – Andrew Doull who has just qualified from Glasgow University […]

Newsletter June 2014

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We have almost finished the TB testing schedule in the Bootle area as well as the 6 month round of testing in Lowick and The Green zones, with no more reactor animals being found so far.  There are, however, a number of cattle that are inconclusive reactors and will be tested again 6-8 weeks later.  […]

Newsletter February 2014

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Ding dong the church bells chime! Practice news this month is the engagement over Christmas of Emma Sunderland to David Hatton, and also of Hugo Bower to Gemma Morris. Emma and David have set a date to get married in November, whilst Hugo and Gemma have yet to decide when the big day will be. […]

Newsletter June 2013

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A vaccine (Bovilis SBV) to protect sheep and cattle against Schmallenberg virus has just been released onto the market which is licensed for sheep and cattle to reduce infection in the animal and thereby the number of abnormal offspring being born.  In our practice we are aware of 6 ewes and 5 cows having given […]