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Ram fertility and tupping

Livestock Last edited 24/05/21
By Andrew Richmond BVM&S MRCVS, Westpoint Horsham.

Change one thing to improve parasite control

Livestock Last edited 21/05/21
Beef and dairy producers are being urged to change their approach to parasite control as part of a new campaign to help livestock farmers move towards a sustainable, best practice approach.

Elanco offers up free piglet E. coli testing

Livestock Last edited 12/05/21
In order to help tackle the issue of Post Weaning Diarrhoea (PWD) caused by E. coli in piglets, Elanco is offering farmers free diagnostic testing to identify the bacterial strain and allow for appropriate vaccination.

Effective parasite control crucial for a successful grazing season

Livestock Last edited 12/05/21
As cattle are turned out to grass, farmers are being reminded of the crucial importance of an effective parasite control strategy.

New robotic technology for flexible milking systems

Livestock Last edited 10/05/21
UK dairy farmers are in need of intuitive, flexible milking systems to cater for changing cow needs and production demands.

Housed flocks must maintain worming regimes

Livestock Last edited 30/04/21
Free range egg producers are being reminded to stick to their usual worming routines during the poultry housing order.

Quarters – are they important for mastitis control?

Livestock Last edited 26/04/21
The new industry-led initiative for mastitis control is called QuarterPRO.

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