Larkmead News

Larkmead's Christmas Quiz Results

The Larkmead Farm Team wish all our farm animal clients a Happy and Prosperous New Year. Our annual Christmas Quiz was once again a big success, with "Claerwen’s Turnips" winning first place and "...

Feeding Raw Diets

Feeding raw diets is an increasing topic of conversation at Larkmead Vets, and many owners have heard from somewhere or someone that it is 'healthier' or 'natural'. However, as vets we are seeing...

ALABAMA ROT

You may have seen news articles about Alabama Rot. It is important to highlight that this is still a rare disease, with 219 confirmed canine cases across the country since 2012 (15 so far in 2020...

THE 12 DANGERS OF CHRISTMAS

ENJOY CHRISTMAS AND KEEP YOUR PETS SAFE Have a good time at Christmas and New Year with your pet, but please be aware of some dangers around the festive season: 1. CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

OLLIE'S BUSTER CUBE

Ollie was getting a bit restless in the evenings at home, and his owners were getting increasingly harassed by him wanting attention. He had been walked twice during the day and fed the right...

Watch This Video of White Blood Cell Eating Staphylococcal Aureus Bacteria

One of the most common causes of chronic mastitis is the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. Check out this YouTube video of a white blood cell eating a Staph.aureus bacteria. Click the link in red....

AHDB TB Hub is up and running

  www.tbhub.co.uk The TB Hub is intended as the ‘go to’ site for anyone, but predominantly dairy and beef producers who are seeking information on TB trading rules, biosecurity, policy etc. The...

Breeze is twelve and a half years young!

This is Breeze who is owned by one of Larkmead's Vet Nurses, Louise. Although Breeze is aged 12 ½ years, she is still very active and loves to go on long walks with her younger buddy Summer, who...

Katie Turner talks about the Calf Tracker Scheme

Recent research into calf rearing has shown that optimising heifer growth rates pre-weaning is vital for efficient heifer rearing and producing a healthy, high yielding dairy cow. The digestive...

Keeping your small furries warm in the winter

With the winter months fast approaching, we need to start thinking about how we can keep our outdoor housed pets warm and cozy in the cold weather. Overnight temperatures in Britain during the...