What is Johne’s Disease and Why do I Need to Know?

Johne’s disease causes chronic weight loss and wasting of cattle alongside chronic diarrhoea. It can also be seen in sheep

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Flock Health Schemes

A few months ago, we discussed Herd Health Schemes for cattle. This time, we talk about Flock Health Schemes for

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Condition Scoring Beef Animals – Why a Hands on Approach is Best.

A hands on approach to checking the condition of animals is much more common in sheep farming, as the thick

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Herd Health Schemes – What are the Benefits?

There are several herd health schemes available in the UK, covering a wide range of diseases. During this article, we

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Eye Conditions of Sheep and Lambs.

Eye conditions are fairly common in sheep and lambs and whilst can usually be successfully treated by a vet, they

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Liver Fluke – What is it & how to prevent it.

Liver fluke are an internal parasite called Fasciola hepatica, of the trematode family. Liver fluke mainly affects sheep and cattle.

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Worming Sheep – Advice for Farmers

Parasitic gastroenteritis is still a common problem in our sheep industry. It causes diarrhoea, loss of appetite, weight loss and

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Limb Problems in Calves

Occasionally a calf is born with crooked legs, contracted or lax tendons, or other abnormalities that require attention.  Some problems

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Orf Article

Orf is a viral disease of sheep and goats and is found all over the world. It causes lesions mostly

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Emergency Planning – do you have a yard plan?

Hopefully you would never need to use one but if an emergency occurs it pays to be prepared and have

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