March 2016

Nutrition during the dry period is critical for dairy cattle, writes Alex Bach.

25 mins

February 2016

Peter Edmondson on the 30th mastitis seminar in Gloucester, where visitors were made aware of the benefits of using two topical areas in avoiding the condition.

17 mins

I was once part of a small group that met a high-ranking minister from Defra. … more

12 mins

Enzootic abortion (EAE) is the most common cause of infectious abortion in sheep in the … more

17 mins

Bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) remains one of the most important infections affecting the UK cattle … more

24 mins

January 2016

A combination of factors can often come together to induce a metabolic disease problem. The … more

26 mins

The incidence of milk leakage is an indirect indicator of the three axes at dry-off: … more

9 mins

Despite widespread advances in veterinary medicine, diagnostics and therapeutics, bovine respiratory disease (BRD) continues to … more

22 mins

December 2015

The bovine mammary gland undergoes dramatic changes during the production cycle of the cow, writes Lorraine … more

8 mins

We have been treating cows with claw horn lesions for decades, using treatment protocols based … more

16 mins

The autumn meeting of the Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) was held on the Isle of … more

37 mins

The last time I wrote, I focused on the issue of antibiotic resistance in humans and … more

15 mins

The detection of disease and compromised welfare in growing pigs is becoming more acute because … more

14 mins

November 2015

This is the second article from the Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland (CAVI) conference, held … more

17 mins

Find out more about the different dry off methods and their impact on udder health, … more

15 mins

The Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland (CAVI) conference was held in Mullingar right in the … more

22 mins

This article looks at commonly encountered infectious issues found in pigs in the smallholder environment … more

25 mins

This year’s autumn meeting of the Goat Veterinary Society (GVS) was held at Taunton racecourse. … more

22 mins

Managing replacements is a key element of running a dairy herd and one of the … more

20 mins

It has never been more important to know the gestational state of our dairy cows … more

15 mins