Phil Elkins BVM&S, CertAVP(Cattle), MRCVS discusses opportunities for vets to engage with clients to improve their stock’s health, welfare and productivity.28 mins
Katie Denholm BVM&S, MRCVS, and Sally Morrison BVMS, MRCVS discuss the findings of their study into the behaviour and approaches of vets in Scotland to the diagnostic options.26 mins
Jonathan Hobbs BVetMed, DBR, MRCVS, discusses the various areas where veterinary surgeons can help these clients and be a good investment
Additional time spent looking at, and helping improve, calf performance can provide satisfying gains on farm, according to Emily Payne.
With three-quarters of dairy cow diseases occurring in the month immediately postpartum, it is vital cows get balanced nutrition, says Jonathan Hobbs.
Keith Baxter discusses how vets and farmers can address the environmental mastitis challenge.
Nina Gammage discusses a challenging and ubiquitous disease in full before offering a case study for analysis.
Farm vet Charlotte Hockings has some practical advice for colleagues on handling and storing farm animal vaccines.
Kate Hovers runs through details of infection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention for a signifi-cant cause of abortion in UK sheep.
Phil Elkins offers practical advice for fellow vets to help implement best practice on client farms.
Paddy Gordon runs through some of the many considerations for vets and farmers, including around the early dry period and close-up transition period, and regarding controlling ketosis and milk fever.
Tim Potter looks at key considerations, including BRD causes and strategies for treating it – and preventing it from becoming an issue in the first place.
Sara Pedersen discusses why lameness can be a challenge, before looking at existing and new industry measures to tackle its impact.
Mastitis control has become increasingly important because of the rising concern regarding antimicrobial use on farms. The author looks at control and prevention, including a new initiative to tackle it.
Vaccination of cattle can provide immunity against many diseases that affect the animals during various stages of their lives. Here, Tony Andrews discusses how to raise its benefits with farming clients.
Phil Elkins BVM&S, CertAVP(Cattle), MRCVS discusses this key area of disease prevention, as well as updates in treatments and preventive strategies.31 mins
RCVS Knowledge is back with another QI Vets quality improvement case example – this time concerning bulk tank failure.