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James Barnett presents a selection of cases from the ruminant diagnostic caseload of Axiom Veterinary Laboratories from the spring and early summer of 2018.
Jenny Hull, following part one of her article (VT48.36), discusses the benefits and stages of fertility testing male sheep.
Saying no often feels like a hard thing to do; however, Ami Sawran suggests it shouldn't be about letting people down, but protecting your well-being, both physically and mentally.
Paul Burr breaks down ways to counter these infections via various control and prevention methods.
David Harwood recounts a full programme at the Goat Veterinary Society spring meeting from various specialists in animal health.
Jacqueline Matthews discusses the spread of this parasitic disease and methods of managing the spread of Fasciola hepatica on farms.
Roger Evans looks on how the countryside – specifically the demographics of people living there – have changed in his 50 years in farming.
Ami Sawran describes her early career as a vet and why it took six years for her to actually start enjoying her job.
Philip Elkins looks at how to investigate transition issues, the risk factors and ways to increase success, in the second of two parts.29 mins
Sophie Mahendran considers factors in maintaining fresh cow health, such as a low stress, comfort, feed access and monitoring. Includes video content.
Andy Forbes discusses some aspects of helminth infections in these cattle, and explains how adequate levels of control can be achieved with relatively little anthelmintic inputs.
Jamie Robertson discusses methods of monitoring this essential nutrient at farm level – and interpreting sample results – and offers guidance on how to sort issues.
Roger Evans discusses how he has taken his farm organic in his latest Dairy Diary.
Paul Burr recounts a meeting of minds from all areas of the farming industry to discuss ways of wiping out this disease.
Sophie Mahendran looks at important nematodes that affect dairy cows, their life cycles and worming protocols.32 mins
Philip Elkins, in the first of a two-part article, looks at methods to help achieve a successful outcome from this crucial period.
Being an on call farm vet shouldn't all be stressful, there's many ways to make it much more manageable by finding a good place for your mobile telephone, having a sympathetic friend and conditioning your hair.
Jenny Hull looks at how to ensure rams are at optimal level for breeding, in the first of a two-part article on ram preperation and fertility testing.
Jacqueline Matthews describes the factors that cause this disease, clinical signs, resistance to medicines, and treatment and control methods.