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 […]

October 2017

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As we approach autumn we can only hope that the weather improves and everyone can get a chance to finish silage making and harvest. On a practice note after 17 years Emma Hatton has chosen to move on.  Our 2 new vets Conor and George are finding their way around the practice and enjoying the […]

Newsletter October 2016

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Dairy Our dairy focus this month has been on the peri-parturient period with the launch of Imrestor and re-launch of Kexxtone boluses from Elanco. We have organised a farmer’s meeting, aimed primarily at dairy farmers on Tuesday 18th of October at 7:30 p.m at Grizebeck Village Hall that all are welcome to attend. The focus […]

Newsletter August 2015

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Now August has arrived it will soon be time to start thinking about preparation for autumn—sales, housing, tupping etc, although I’m sure you are all more concerned with getting hay and silage finished and harvest completed. We also need to be aware of the risk of summer mastitis in your dry cows and heifers, which […]

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. […]