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  • April 2021 Newsletter
    With Lambing and Calving now well progressed it is surprising how quickly our attention turns to getting Spring calving cows back in calf again!  Selection of heifers in a beef suckler herd is often something I take great interest in as I observe various farmers. There is no doubt that […]
  • March 2021 Newsletter
    Lambing seems to be progressing well, the recent dry spell of weather has certainly helped clear the sheds. We are frequently banging the drum about antibiotic resistance and using them responsibly; it is good to hear that many of those farms that we have spoken to about watery mouth prevention […]
  • February 2021 Newsletter
    Lambing seems to be progressing reasonably well. We have seen a few suspect cases of Schmallenberg disease. You may well remember when we first had an outbreak in the UK in 2012/2013 after the virus first being described in Germany in 2011. In the initial UK outbreak the virus likely […]
  • January 2021 Newsletter
    I didn’t expect to find myself writing about another lockdown, but here we are. COVID certainly seems more real to me right now; in the last few days I have learnt of a good number of farmers that have tested positive, some of whom have been very unwell. We have […]