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CATTLE

Download as PDF Biosecurity

Bio-security systems do not have to be complex, and in fact are much more proficient if they are not.

  Download as PDF Calf Scour

Calf scour is a frustratingly common disease experienced on the majority of cattle farms in the UK and around the world

  Download as PDF Calving Difficulties

Calving difficulties (dystocia) contribute heavily to production losses.

Download as PDF Economics of BVD

The Economic Impact of BVD in a Herd

  Download as PDF Environmental Mastitis

Environmental mastitis is mastitis that is derived from the environment in which the cow live.

  Download as PDF Infertility Dairy Herd

Infertility issues within dairy herds can be subtle, complex and costly.

Download as PDF Johnes Johne’s causes huge economic loss to the national cattle industry and yet its presence goes unrecognised in many herds.   Download as PDF Milk Fever Milk Fever has become an important production disease, with an average annual incidence of 4-9% in the UK.   Download as PDF Oestrus Detection Heat Detection and Dealing with Problems
Download as PDF Routine Fertility Recording Sheet   Download as PDF Teat Health One of the key challenges for vets is to help farmers to keep cell counts low and to avoid costly cases of mastitis.   Download as PDF Biosecurity – Control of Bovine TB Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) is one of the biggest challenges facing the farming industry today
Download Excel Spreadsheet Foot Trimmer Recording Sheet   Download Excel Spreadsheet Lamenesss Recording Sheet  

SHEEP

 

Download as PDF Lameness 

For many UK flocks, lameness is an endemic problem and prevalence has probably increased following the change in weather patterns to mild winters and wet summers.

  Download as PDF Schmallenberg

Schmallenberg virus was first detected in August 2011 within Germany, spreading to the Netherlands, Belgium and now the UK.

  Download as PDF Metabolic Disease

Diseases affecting the sheep’s nervous system can affect sheep at all ages and points in the production cycle, presenting with a number of different signs including: blindness, depression, nervousness, scratching, circling or difficulty walking or standing.