Larkmead News

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...

NEW VETERINARY VACCINOLOGY NETWORK TO HELP TACKLE ANIMAL DISEASE THREAT

  BBSRC has funded a new multidisciplinary network of veterinary vaccinology experts to help in the fight against animal diseases, some of which have the potential to spread to humans. The UK...

KAT ASHMAN APPOINTED NEW BPEX KT MANAGER FOR THE 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...

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,...

IT'S NOT ONLY CATS WHO HAVE NINE LIVES

Bo is a 4yr old Cockerpoo who was brought to Cholsey to be treated for blisters on her pads, having gone missing for 11 hours. She had been frightened by another dog. She ran up the middle of busy...

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....

ROLO IS NURSE CLINIC AUGUST PET OF THE MONTH

    Congratulations to Rolo Cook who is Larkmead Nurse Clinics' Pet of the Month for August. Rolo who is 4 years old, has been visiting Kate's weight clinic at Cholsey and has lost 9.75 kg.  Kate...

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:   ...