13/11/2013

BCF Technology press release

New special Easi-Scan bovine ultrasound deal from BCF Veterinary imaging company BCF Technology have announced a special promotion on their Easi-Scan bovine ultrasound scanner. With every £5,520 purchase of an Easi-Scan package (Easi-Scan, battery, bag and carry case) customers will receive £1,340 to spend towards any combination of the following items: Any BCF Technology viewing […]

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24/10/2013

Can the redistribution of surplus food really improve food security?

While surplus food redistribution has been promoted as a way of reducing food waste and food poverty, a paper published recently in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management concludes that unless a distinction is drawn between genuine waste to be recovered and surplus to be redistributed for community benefit, surplus food as a resource is […]

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09/10/2013

Quarantine: effective routine essential for replacements

With farms all around the country opening trailers and gates to replacements, correct quarantine procedures – and sometimes the lack of them – as highlighted in the recent Farming Against Wormer Resistance (FAWR) campaign, will be a key topic amongst vets and SQPs. Just under half of all farmers completing the campaign’s survey into worming […]

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17/09/2013

Agricultural workers get access to new free health service

A free online service to help people working in small businesses who suffer from work-related ill health is launched today to support organisations in higher-risk sectors. Employers and workers can benefit from telephone advice, live web-based chat and over 200 easy-to-access guides. Less than 1.5% of the working population is employed in agriculture yet the […]

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15/08/2013

A Veterinary View on Cattle Nutrition

Finbar Mulligan Following on from its hugely successful series of free CPD webinars on ketosis earlier this year, Elanco Animal Health has announced it will be hosting three more webinars for large animal practitioners to be held in the coming autumn. This latest series will focus on nutrition of the transition dairy cow. The talks […]

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