05/09/2019

Virbac launch NEW MULTIMIN™; a unique prescription only trace mineral injection for cattle

Virbac is pleased to announce the launch of MULTIMIN, a unique, prescription only, four in one trace mineral injection to combat oxidative stress and its effects in cattle.  Containing Zinc, Copper, Manganese and Selenium, MULTIMIN is designed to be administered during, or in advance of, periods of high demand in dairy and beef cattle, such […]

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16/07/2019

Study shows that clover reduces the environmental impact of beef and sheep grazing

Reseeding permanent beef and sheep grazing pasture initially contributes to climate change and doesn’t increase yields beyond the first year, according to new research. The study by Rothamsted Research, examined the impact of reseeding on carbon and nitrogen levels, as a method of reducing the environmental impact of beef and sheep grazing. The study showed […]

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21/05/2019

Vets asked to mobilise clients to share their experience of milk fever in national survey

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, manufacturer of Bovikalc® and Bovikalc® Dry, has launched its National Milk Fever (hypocalcaemia) Survey to capture the opinions of farmers and their on-farm experiences of the condition. Vets are being asked to encourage farm clients to take part and improve the quality of data available on clinical and subclinical milk fever. […]

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29/04/2019

First blowfly strike cases of 2019 reported

Blowfly Tracker The first cases of blowfly strike in 2019 has been reported in several locations in the UK via the Elanco Blowfly Strike Tracker (www.farmanimalhealth.co.uk/blowflytracker). The interactive map produced by Elanco highlights areas hit with blowfly strike in real time, to deliver the most comprehensive and immediate warning. An ongoing collaboration with NADIS (National […]

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14/01/2019

XLVets has fresh focus with the appointment of Laura Whyte as Board Chair

XLVets, the community of independently owned veterinary practices, has appointed a new Chair to its Board of Directors. Ms Laura Whyte is an independent, non-executive Director and in her role will bring a fresh perspective and business knowledge to enhance the experience of existing members and new members as their practices join the group. Laura […]

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