Jenny Allan BSc, BVetMed, MRCVS describes the presentation of this seasonal condition in cattle, as well as strategies for treating and preventing it.30 mins
Alex Perkins, BVSc, MRCVS, discusses the history of BVD, as well as the disease’s risks and tests available.52 mins
Roger Blowey, BVSc, BSc, FRCVS, reviews the 2019 Lameness in Ruminants Conference, which was held in the Asakusa region of Tokyo, Japan.
Reproductive and respiratory diseases from autumn 2019 are the focus of Axiom Veterinary Laboratories’ latest update.
Nicola Gladden discusses the importance of good postpartum care, including the use of analgesia and provision of colostrum.24 mins
Cases of systemic and miscellaneous diseases from late summer/autumn 2019 are summarised in Axiom Veterinary Laboratories’ latest update.
Roger Evans presents his final Dairy Diary column of 2019.
Tony Andrews runs through considerations when attempting to prevent this condition in calves, including colostrum, hygiene, housing and early disease identification.60 mins
Dominic Harrison, a final-year student, and vets Mick Millar and Oliver Tilling discuss the clinical signs of this issue and five underlying risk factors that appear to enable its establishment.
Valentina Busin discusses how both vets and sheep farmers can prioritise to help ensure a well-planned lambing experience.
Axiom Veterinary Laboratories’ latest update looks at gastrointestinal and nutritional diseases during late summer 2019 – including cases of parasitic gastroenteritis and mineral deficiency.39 mins
Vet Sotirios Karvountzis takes a look at the farming industry and the problems it faces in recruiting new farmers, and offers practical advice, highlighting government initiatives and schemes in place, as well as his own training offering, to ensure the industry continues to thrive.
Tony Andrews covers the variety of problems, including toxicity, that may occur when feeding this plant to cattle.
Jay Tunstall is working with Dai Grove White, Helen Mary Higgins, Joanne Oultram and Karin Mueller at the University of Liverpool to establish a baseline of evidence regarding this issue. Here, Jay discusses how it will help vets support their clients.
Ahead of her lecture to recent graduates at BCVA Congress with Lucy Jerram, Jenny Allan discusses why these plans are more than a box-ticking exercise, and how they help start discussions with farmers about animal welfare and disease.
In his latest Dairy Diary, Roger Evans explains why he is angry the activities of some farmers bring bad publicity for everyone else.
Nicola Gladden reviews the measurement methods available to practitioners and discusses routine herd-based monitoring.