February 2018

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As we head into early spring the news is that after 18 months Jack Porteous is heading to the highest market town in England, having been tempted back to his home practice.  We have a replacement coming to help us through March and hope to get further help for the remainder of the spring.  TB […]

Newsletter April 2015

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It is good to have some warm spring sunshine for ewes and new born lambs to enjoy, after the wind rain and snow at the end of March. We hope that grass will start to grow and cattle will soon be turned out. We have just started doing the 12 month TB tests around Lowick […]

Newsletter February 2015

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We are getting ready for the busy spring work load, having just completed the 6 month TB testing of all the farms in the 3km zone from the outbreak in Bootle. Thankfully we have not found any more herds with reactor animals present, but will have to repeat the testing again next autumn before the […]

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 February 2013

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Our first newsletter of 2013 gives us an opportunity to inform you all of the extension of the business following the decision of Churchwalk Veterinary Centre to cease all farm work. We would like to welcome the new clients from Ulverston who have transferred their work to us, and assure our existing clients that we […]

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 […]