Mastitis and milk quality myths dispelled
Over the last decade or so that I have been in practice I, like many farm vets, have heard the same statements and questions regarding mastitis and milk quality, writes David Anderson, Westpoint Farm Vets.
Get cows eating to maximise fertility
The importance of keeping cows eating around calving to maximise fertility was one of the key take home messages from the recent Mole Valley Farmers Lifetime Dairy Conference.
Sheep– Full of little surprises
Many a new breeder, particularly those with a fat wallet, ego to match and little experience, think that by buying champion ewes and rams they will breed champions.
Upsides not enough
From a country pretty much endemic with bovine TB it was, within some 15 years almost eradicated, until limp politicians, worried at the prospect of a small minority, stopped the project in the 1970s.
No-one asked the big question
To the South of England Showground, Ardingly, for the ‘The Great Agricultural Debate’ organised and hosted by the South of England Agricultural Society and co-sponsored by South East Farmer.