December 2015

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

It’s not that I can put a date on this, but I can still clearly … more

13 mins

The development of agriculture was a turning point in human history, and at the centre … more

16 mins

The mantra “fit for purpose and suitability for purpose” still rings true in sheep farming. … more

25 mins

October 2015

We all know prevention is better than cure and the effects of a disease outbreak … more

19 mins

This year marks the 10th anniversary of XLVets, a community of independent veterinary practices across the … more

17 mins

It is often said prevention is better than cure and this cannot be over emphasised … more

20 mins

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the most common and costly disease affecting cattle across the … more

17 mins

Nematode parasites are among the most important production-limiting diseases of ruminant livestock worldwide. In UK … more

22 mins

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) remains an important condition of calves that leads to reduced weight … more

20 mins

There’s a lot of pragmatism in my life. I never worry about things I have … more

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