Newry vet Brian Doyle is urging farmers to vaccinate cattle against common killer
Clostridial Diseases such as Tetanus or Blackleg.
Endometritis or an infection of the womb is seen in 20% of cows post calving
and whatever the cause or however many cases it costs you money!
A Calf Reviver Box to save calves lives and farmers’
time for many years to come has been developed by farm based
Solway Recycling of Dumfries.
Farmers and Crofters hoping the suffering liver fluke is presently causing their sheep and cattle won't be repeated should take note of future forecasts.
Despite the cold winter this year, liver fluke is still likely to be a problem
on many farms this grazing season.
The first confirmed case of Schmallenberg Disease has been identified on a Dumfriesshire
farm in a calf born in a suckler herd.
A fast mutating virus that affects pig herds and costs pork producers millions of pounds each year is being targeted by scientists.
Vet students will be better prepared to tackle a common condition in horses by practising on the first life-size equine model of its kind in the UK.
Farmers have been urged to remain vigilant after the first evidence has emerged
from Barony that Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) was circulating in Scotland in 2012.
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