23/03/2014

Healthy profits predicted in 2014 lambing season

Sheep farmers had a pretty rough ride in spring last year and this year the wet weather has meant housing for longer, with all the associated costs and effort that involves.  But in the midst of all the clouds there are some definite silver linings – with lower concentrate prices and rumours of an anticipated […]

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23/03/2014

Nutrition predictions: experts say get the feeding right for successful dairy production in 2014

This year weather conditions in the UK and Ireland are sure to impact on grazing. And anything that impacts on grazing will affect the nutritional status – and therefore productivity – of dairy cows. Record rainfall, flooding but also a very mild winter has meant that it’s a real mixed bag, with some already seeing […]

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14/02/2014

New online aid offers advice on worm control

New tool launched to standardise anthelmintic advice for sheep farmers Vet advice required to tackle farmer confusion on worming strategies Vets can now access a new online tool to help ensure they give sheep farmers the most up to date advice regarding worming and worm control. ‘The Wormer Decision Tree’ available at www.farmanimalhealth.co.uk/wormerdecisiontree, has been […]

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11/02/2014

QUILL PRODUCTIONS DESIGN NEW HOOF-SPRAY SYSTEM IN COLLABORATION WITH AMBIC EQUIPMENT LIMITED

Quill Productions and Ambic Equipment Limited have worked in close co-operation and collaboration to create the revolutionary NEW Quill Hoof-Spray System to tackle Digital Dermatitis (DD). Designed for use in the milking parlour, the new system allows Intra Hoof-fit Spray Liquid to be applied to hooves, without the need for lifting the feet.  Use of […]

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21/01/2014

National Mastitis Council Regional Meeting in Ghent now available online

M-teamUGent is proud to announce that the National Mastitis Council has accepted the invitation to come to Belgium (August 4, 5 and 6, 2014) for the first ever NMC Regional Meeting outside North-America. If you are a bovine veterinary practitioner, an extension specialist, a dairy farmer or manager, active in the dairy business, a researcher, […]

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