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.
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.
Hany Elsheikha considers the most economically important endoparasitic worm species in cattle and management options.
Margit Groenevelt looks at antibiotic resistance in dairy sheep and goats, in the UK and worldwide, including causes and control measures.
#CALFMATTERS is a vaccination campaign from Merial Animal Health which encourages farmers to vaccinate their calves against calf pneumonia.
Tony Andrews discusses methods of defining and treating this condition by reporting on a selection of available studies.48 mins
A look at the types and preventive steps regarding common diseases that affect normal metabolism of cows.
Roger Evans recalls how alarm bells started ringing when he heard dogs were being taken to one of his fields by their owners.
In the first of a two-part article, Nicola Gladden reviews solutions and options for dealing with postpartum problems in dairy cows.
Poultry Health Services, Retford Poultry Partnership and the poultry and game bird services of Minster Vets officially join forces, creating a major poultry veterinary and support service.
The Bull Breeding Soundness Examination course from the BCVA includes demonstrations of examination and semen collection techniques using electro-ejaculation on bulls in farm settings.3 mins
Roger Evans discusses a significant day for his farm.