Larkmead News - Farm

ASSESS COWS & CULL OUT POOR PERFORMANCE

Now is the time to evaluate cow performance and pull out those that don't make the grade, advises EBLEX. Diseases and poor calving performance - whether due to intervals or being barren - can be...

KATE ASHMAN APPOINTED NEW BPEX KT MANAGER FOR SOUTH EAST

Congratulations to Kate Ashman, who has been appointed BPEX Knowledge Transfer Manager for the South East. Kate who will be taking up her position on 1 October, comes from a farming background and...

IS YOUR FLUKICIDE STILL WORKING?

    Do you know whether your flukicide is still working?  Despite still being the liver fluke treatment of choice there is growing resistance to Triclabendazole (found in Fasinex, Combinex,...

SHEEP LAMENESS: FIVE-POINT PLAN PROVIDES PLEASING RESULTS

Lameness is still a big issue on many sheep units, but by adopting an industry-wide five-point plan inroads into foot-related problems can be achieved. Read more .....http://www.farmersguardian....

LARKMEAD VETS "LETS TALK SHEEP" FARMER MEETING

Larkmead Vets held a really interesting sheep workshop on 24th July, covering the importance of using EBV’s to help select rams and the all-important biosecurity measures sheep you should follow...

NFU TO LEAD LIVESTOCK INSPECTION REVIEW

THE NFU and the Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) have been selected to lead reviews of the way regulations are enforced in the livestock and fresh produce sectors. To read more follow this link:   ...

DEFRA CONSIDERS INTRODUCTION OF RISK-BASED TB TESTING

DEFRA is considering introducing ‘risk-based TB testing’ to target herds deemed most at risk of spreading the disease in England’s current four-year testing area. Under the policy, which is being...