August 2015

The term anthelmintic resistance is not new to vets or most farmers and it poses … more

16 mins

Reproductive efficiency is a key driver for profitability on dairy farms. Many postpartum conditions can … more

18 mins

This article looks at what tests we can undertake to support our review of an … more

21 mins

I deliberately left writing this article until after the general election – the repercussions of … more

13 mins

ABSTRACT Oral fluid therapy in cattle has been a vital tool in the management of … more

26 mins

As a strong believer in the benefits of pain relief in cattle, I have spent … more

19 mins

ABSTRACT This article provides an initial introduction to coccidiosis in cattle and sheep with a … more

21 mins

July 2015

ABSTRACT Gastric mucosal disease is frequently recognised in equine practice, especially, but not exclusively, in … more

22 mins

Tackling any disease on farm can be difficult, although infectious diseases remain among the most … more

31 mins

May 2015

In the past few years there has been a considerable shift in the way farm … more

39 mins

Milk is comprised of 87% water and a cow’s yield is directly related to the … more

18 mins

February 2015

A dual active anthelmintic contains two different classes of anthelmintic with similar spectrums of activity. An … more

22 mins

The recent drop in temperatures and snow that came with it may make many of us … more

22 mins

I’ve never kept a diary – I’ve rarely led that sort of orderly life. The only time … more

13 mins

Liver fluke disease is caused by internal trematode parasite Fasciola hepatica. In dairy cattle it causes … more

12 mins

December 2014

A number of challenges arise from endoparasites in the sheep industry – their effect on production, anthelmintic … more

17 mins

November 2014

Many types of antibiotics are licensed for calf respiratory disease treatment. This shows the importance … more

27 mins

March 2012

Paul Roger discusses the life cycle of coccidia, the risk situations for infection in sheep and goats, and its diagnosis, treatment and prevention

24 mins

Graham Duncanson reveals the signs that could mean orf is present in a flock and warns of its zoonotic potential.

20 mins