Larkmead News

"FLOCK HEALTH PLANNING & IMPROVING ENGAGEMENT WITH SHEEP FARMERS”

Adelle has written a very interesting piece for VPToday (Veterinary Practice Today), entitled “Flock health planning and improving engagement with sheep farmers”. Click here to read the full...

BPEX BODY CONDITION SCORING & BEST PRACTICE FARROWING MANAGEMENT TRIALS

BODY CONDITION SCORING: BPEX is looking for pig producers interested in taking part in field trials to investigate the associations between indicators of sow metabolic status at key lifetime...

EBLEX BRP Farmer Innovation Grant – (FIG)

EBLEX is offering funding to support groups of farmers wanting to adopt and evaluate an element of best practice on their farms or try out a new piece of technology. The funding is made over a one...

HUGO THE HUNTER RETURNS TO THE FIRESIDE

  Fiona Cook and her partner David have been clients at Larkmead Vets for many years. They have had Hugo and his brother Harley for over five years. The cats had an idyllic life hunting and...

LARKMEAD LAMBING LIST NOW AVAILABLE

With lambing almost upon us (and actually having started on some of our farms) don’t be caught unprepared.  Take a look at Larkmead's  lambing supplies list. There are many items included that you...

GIVE A GIFT VOUCHER FOR CHRISTMAS

Why not give a Larkmead Gift Voucher to your pet loving friend this Christmas? Redeemable against food, toys or accessories at any Larkmead practice. Ask at reception for details    

FREE SENIOR PET CLINICS UNTIL 19TH DECEMBER

CALLING ALL DOGS AND CATS 7 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER Come to see us for a senior pet MOT Our nurses will help you to help your pet Spot the early signs of old age Understand what you can do to help...

CONSIDER CHANGING TAGS WHILE SORTING SHEEP FOR TUPPING

With new rules on electronic tagging coming into force in January 2015, sheep farmers should be thinking about replacing historic tags with full EID tags when they sort through their ewes this...

KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR KENNEL COUGH

  We have seen an increase in the number of dogs with Kennel Cough in the last few weeks. Kennel Cough is a nasty cough that can develop in any dog that has had contact with an infected dog or...

BEWARE OF THE INCREASED RISK OF ERGOT IN 2014 CEREAL CROPS USED FOR PIG FEED

Feed compounders should be aware of the problem and reject cereals containing above a threshold number of ergots in a sample. It is worth reminding pig producers who are home-mixing feed to...