04/12/2013

SUSSEX SHEEP FARMER MAKES SMART HOME BUY WITH A BLACKDOWN® SHEPHERD HUT

– Year-round, timeless accommodation safeguards investment made – Sited @ Yew Tree Farm, Hurst Green, East Sussex, TN19 7QP Sussex sheep farmer, Jo Shippam, has an eye for a good investment. Faced with the prospect of buying land to continue a lifetime of sheep farming or selling his flock and moving to a town, the […]

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27/11/2013

Experts gather in Vienna to discuss latest immunity research and the challenges of dairy cow transition

 An international  audience  of 150 vets and scientists  recently attended a symposium  on the topic of transition  cow immunity,  courtesy of Elanco Animal Health. The event took place in Vienna on 5th and 6th of November. At the event, six professors from Germany, Poland, Israel, the UK and US presented the latest thinking on how […]

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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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