December 2017

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As we approach the end of another year we are presented with the usual array of problems. Pneumonia continues to be a problem in calves, with both suckler and dairy animals affected.  Early treatment with anti-inflammatory drugs as well as antibiotics is essential to reduce the amount of lung damage and to get the calf […]

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 […]

Newsletter April 2013

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By the time you are reading this we hope the weather will have improved and the first signs of spring will be here—livestock, and sheep in particular, are in desperate need of some grass after a hard winter following a bad summer last year. Losses of sheep in some areas of the practice have been […]

NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2012

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In line with most other businesses we are planning to introduce a credit charge on any account which is outstanding for 60 days. This will be implemented from 1st January 2013, which will allow those of you with an outstanding balance 3 months to settle the overdue fees before the charge is applied. This will […]