Chris Palgrave, Pernille Jorgensen and David Harwood discuss the inception of a network of veterinary investigation centres, plus its evolution of aims and objectives.32 mins
John Carr and Mark Howells describe approaches to examining populations of these animals on farms to detect signs of respiratory disease.
Peter Edmondson looks at how vets can work with farmers to effectively control and reduce infection on dairy farms.
Roger Evans makes no apologies for returning to a regular discussion point in his latest Dairy Diary.
Natasha Mitchell discusses various ocular diseases affecting dogs that are seen in veterinary practice, as well as treatment strategies.
Wendela Wapenaar details the importance of knowledge and communication when working with farmers to improve animal health.
Lee-Anne Oliver details the predominant organisms causing these diseases in cattle and sheep, as well as control measures.
John Carr and Mark Howells discuss three ideas for techniques to help enhance both the quality and quantity of colostrum – a key factor in porcine survival and production.
Emily Simcock ponders when we ever formally reflect on our technical or communication skills with another veterinary colleague after graduation?20 mins
Peter Bates looks at the workings of this method of ectoparasite control in sheep and how it has changed over the years.
Andrew Forbes discusses strategies for eliminating mange and lice over the housing period, including some case studies.
Sheep lameness is a prevalent issue on UK farms, and, with sheep farming margins already challenging, preventing and tackling it is important, say the authors.
Removing BVD from the UK herd would go a long way in improving cow fertility, productivity and calf health and welfare, says Alex Perkins.
Here, Owen Atkinson reviews some aspects of mastitis control at drying off and through the dry period, including immediately after calving.
Paul Wood discusses why strategies for treatment and control of coccidiosis should play an important part in herd and flock health planning.
Monitoring and evaluating possible infestations and control measures is vital, says Mike Taylor.
Sophie Mahendran looks at diarrhoea in calves and rehydrating those with the condition by administering fluids via the IV and oral routes.
Adam Martin looks at various strategies to deter calf respiratory disease, including housing assessments and ventilation needs.28 mins
In his latest Dairy Diary, Roger Evans discusses why farmers are not entirely to blame for antimicrobial resistance and reflects on the brilliant service he received when his dog fell ill.
Peter Edmondson looks at various factors to take into consideration when adopting this technology in the dairy environment.