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 2016

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Some of you may already have met our new vet, Jack Porteous, a northern lad from Allendale who has just qualified from Nottingham University. No doubt you will all see him over the next few months either on the farm or in the office. We have been approached by one farmer who has expressed an […]

Newsletter February 2016

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As we get ready for another spring we have a new member of staff in the office with Hayley Fell taking over from Fiona Patterson who has had a baby boy on 1st February, both mother and son are doing well. Hayley has worked in a veterinary practice before so has some knowledge about different […]

Newsletter December 2014

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Congratulations to Emma Sunderland and David Hatton who were married at the beginning of November. I am sure you will soon get used to the name and signature of the new Mrs Hatton in the office or on farm. TB testing is in full swing with the 6 month tests being done around Bootle after […]

Newsletter October 2014

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What a good September we have had and as a result stock have generally been in good health. We have however had problems with pneumonia in cattle on some units, both housed and those that have been outside. As we prepare for housing have you treated your youngstock for lungworm—it is better to remove these […]

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.  […]