November 2017

Michael Head explores the use of advanced techniques for inseminating cows, focusing on a variety of available methods.

34 mins

Peter Edmondson in the first of a six-part article series, shares his findings on how a veterinary surgeon way of life differs down under.

15 mins

Hany Elsheikha looks at the groups of worms that infect cattle and discusses effective control and infection management.

37 mins

October 2017

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.

43 mins

Peter Edmondson looks at how vets can work with farmers to effectively control and reduce infection on dairy farms.

31 mins

Roger Evans makes no apologies for returning to a regular discussion point in his latest Dairy Diary.

13 mins

Natasha Mitchell discusses various ocular diseases affecting dogs that are seen in veterinary practice, as well as treatment strategies.

53 mins

Wendela Wapenaar details the importance of knowledge and communication when working with farmers to improve animal health.

19 mins

Lee-Anne Oliver details the predominant organisms causing these diseases in cattle and sheep, as well as control measures.

21 mins

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.

21 mins

September 2017

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.

67 mins

Andrew Forbes discusses strategies for eliminating mange and lice over the housing period, including some case studies.

41 mins

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.

50 mins

Removing BVD from the UK herd would go a long way in improving cow fertility, productivity and calf health and welfare, says Alex Perkins.

42 mins

Here, Owen Atkinson reviews some aspects of mastitis control at drying off and through the dry period, including immediately after calving.

47 mins

Paul Wood discusses why strategies for treatment and control of coccidiosis should play an important part in herd and flock health planning.

27 mins

Monitoring and evaluating possible infestations and control measures is vital, says Mike Taylor.

33 mins

Sophie Mahendran looks at diarrhoea in calves and rehydrating those with the condition by administering fluids via the IV and oral routes.

28 mins