March 2021

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

February 2021

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

28 mins

Additional time spent looking at, and helping improve, calf performance can provide satisfying gains on farm, according to Emily Payne.

24 mins

With three-quarters of dairy cow diseases occurring in the month immediately postpartum, it is vital cows get balanced nutrition, says Jonathan Hobbs.

28 mins

Keith Baxter discusses how vets and farmers can address the environmental mastitis challenge.

18 mins

Nina Gammage discusses a challenging and ubiquitous disease in full before offering a case study for analysis.

47 mins

Farm vet Charlotte Hockings has some practical advice for colleagues on handling and storing farm animal vaccines.

25 mins

Kate Hovers runs through details of infection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention for a signifi-cant cause of abortion in UK sheep.

27 mins

Phil Elkins offers practical advice for fellow vets to help implement best practice on client farms.

27 mins

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.

34 mins

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.

23 mins

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.

22 mins

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.

30 mins

January 2021

Jonathan Hobbs BVetMed, DBR, MRCVS discusses ways of “getting it right” to reduce perinatal mortality, and improve cattle health and welfare.

33 mins

December 2020

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.

6 mins

November 2020

Respiratory and reproductive disease in late summer 2020 is the focus of Axiom Veterinary Laboratories’ latest update.

October 2020

Neil Sargison BA, VetMB, PhD, DSHP, DipECSRHM, FRCVS discusses how vets can work with farmers to maintain responsible anthelmintic use and ensure herd health

42 mins