20/02/2017

Long acting antimicrobial now available with reduced milk withhold period in cattle

Norbrook has announced a reduced milk withdrawal time in cattle from ten days to eight days for the long acting antimicrobial injection, Alamycin LA 300 – reducing the impact of milk waste and improving production efficiency. The label change, approved by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate, is effective immediately. Alamycin LA 300 protects cattle, sheep and […]

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19/10/2015

Agriculture – Still The Most Dangerous Industry in the UK

Agriculture has long been one of the most dangerous industries to work in. Across the world, farming & agricultural accident rates refuse to fall, contributing factors include the use of heavy machinery, industrial equipment & animals. In 2014 the HSA figures reveal an 87% jump with 30 people killed in 2014 compared to 16 in […]

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21/05/2015

Fly infestations hit pig and poultry production

Fly infestations in pig and poultry buildings could be costing livestock farmers 10% in lost growth rates and egg production. That could equate to over €10 (£8.50) per pig in extra feed requirement. Speaking at the recent PestEx 2015 event in London, Syngenta Technical Manager, Dr Kai Sievert, reported research studies have shown pig growth […]

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07/11/2014

Norbrook® launches new external parasite treatment, Spotinor®

Norbrook® has announced the launch of Spotinor® Deltamethrin spot-on, a new product which can be used to kill a wide range of external parasites that can have economically damaging effects on cattle, sheep and lambs. . It complements the company’s broad range of anthelmintic and ectoparasiticide products. Product features and benefits: Great for mixed species […]

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22/10/2014

Ceva Animal Health provides ‘first class’ BRED for Cattle Repro Vets

Leading international bovine veterinary specialists are helping to change the way cattle reproduction is managed in the UK, thanks to a series of educational CPD workshops sponsored by Ceva. The latest in the UK-wide series of Bovine Reproduction, Education and Discussion (BRED) Workshops, were held in Edinburgh and Bristol earlier this month. Both were attended […]

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