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Maximising transition period with live yeast

Livestock Last edited 30/10/20
Dairy farmers are urged to consider a yeast supplement in transition cow diets to help mitigate the negative effects to the rumen that this stressful period causes.

Responsible use of medicines in youngstock management

Livestock Last edited 13/10/20
The term “responsible use” is frequently used, but what does it actually mean? asks Dr Tim Potter BVetMed PhD MRCVS, Senior Clinical Director, Westpoint Farm Vets.

Act now to prevent Red Mite infestations next spring

Livestock Last edited 30/09/20
Chicken keepers are being encouraged to get rid of red mite ahead of winter to lessen the possible burden next spring.


Livestock Last edited 27/08/20
Morrisons trains hens to produce the tastiest eggs.

5 tips for reducing antimicrobial use in clinical mastitis

Livestock Last edited 20/08/20
David Jackson BVetMed MRCVS of Westpoint Farm Vets looks at what is often the main contributor to dairy antimicrobial use, namely clinical mastitis.

Stop your chickens suffering from pesky Red Mite

Livestock Last edited 29/07/20
As temperatures begin to rise don’t let your chickens be part of the 430 million in Europe riddled with red mite.

Could you reduce piglet handling?

Livestock Last edited 24/07/20
Pig farmers could save up to half a day’s work each month and dramatically improve piglet welfare by combining iron and coccidiosis treatments in the early days.

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