Philip Elkins, in the first of a two-part article, looks at methods to help achieve a successful outcome from this crucial period.33 mins
Being an on call farm vet shouldn't all be stressful, there's many ways to make it much more manageable by finding a good place for your mobile telephone, having a sympathetic friend and conditioning your hair.
Jenny Hull looks at how to ensure rams are at optimal level for breeding, in the first of a two-part article on ram preperation and fertility testing.
Jacqueline Matthews describes the factors that cause this disease, clinical signs, resistance to medicines, and treatment and control methods.
Jacqueline Matthews suggests diagnostic techniques for the improved treatment and management of helminths affecting on-farm cattle.68 mins
Peter Edmondson offers advice on how to ask the right questions to evaluate treatment success, saying it is wrong to make assumptions.
In his article, James Dixon provides a precis of some of the more common causes of lameness in livestock, summarising best advice for treating and preventing them.
Andrew Forbes discusses the current thinking and treatment and prevention options for liver and rumen fluke.
Oliver Tilling covers the aspects of calf rearing to plan for to maximise success for your clients, focusing on calving, colostrum, feeding, housing and disease.
Roger Evans discusses some of the measures being taken by farmers in light of ongoing uncertainty with Brexit – and suggests they have endless implications for vets.
Hany Elsheikha considers the circumstances and source of this disease, including optimal timing for prevention and treatment.48 mins
The dry period is an opportunity to rid the udder of any infection and prepare it for the coming lactation. Using the appropriate dry cow therapy also protects the udder once lactation has started.
Tom Wright summarises topics covered at a well-received Advanced Dairy Vetting training event.
Roger Evans discusses the year so far in the latest of his farming columns for Veterinary Times.
Sophie Mahendran assesses management options for bovine respiratory disease and how to lower its prevalence among calves.
Vetstream’s much anticipated evidence-based cattle resource, Vetlexicon Bovis, can be pre-ordered now – with an exclusive gift for every subscriber!
Katherine Fitzgerald looks at advances and key actions in dairy herd health to reduce disease and lessen antimicrobial use.28 mins
Emily Francis takes a look at the existing scheme and how practices can work with farmers to control outbreaks on farm.
Peter Edmondson concludes his Australian Veterinary Association conference report series with a session on data management.
Alexander Corbishley discusses risk factors linked to passive transfer in these animals and reveals findings of an investigation.