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March Checklist

March Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Mastitis in Spring Calved Cows Turn Out and Supplementing Spring Grass Be Prepared for Maize Drilling Are you Ready for the...

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Monitoring Cameras

Monitoring Cameras

Cameras are no longer just seen as a security tool; they now have multiple uses on farms from monitoring cows during calving to staff training. Nonetheless, there are key...

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E. coli Mastitis

E. coli Mastitis

E. coli is one of the primary causes of clinical mastitis in the UK, presenting in various guises from mild cases to severe toxic mastitis that few cows will survive. Wi...

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Protecting Yourself and Your Farm Staff from Zoonotic Diseases

Protecting Yourself and Your Farm Staff from Zoonotic Diseases

Working with livestock will always involve a level of risk. One risk area that is often overlooked is zoonotic diseases (pathogens that are passed from animals to humans)...

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February Checklist

February Checklist

February checklist Is it time to start using a plate meter? Recruiting from Outside the UK Small Grant Scheme Deadline Extended Early Application of Nitrog...

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On-Farm Antibiotic Testing

On-Farm Antibiotic Testing

This DAIRY insight examines how to avoid antibiotic failures and looks at the on-farm test kits available and helps you choose the right one for your farm.

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Preparing for a New Era of Farm Support

Preparing for a New Era of Farm Support

In November 2020, parliament finally approved the Agriculture Bill. This set out how farmers and land owners in England will be rewarded in the future with public money f...

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January Checklist

January Checklist

The January checklist covers: New Year’s Resolutions for you & the farm Net Zero by 2040 - what are you going to do differently? GB Ear Tags for Livestoc...

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Bedding Conditioners

Bedding Conditioners

Bedding conditioners form an important part of a mastitis control strategy by drying the cubicle beds and making an inhospitable environment for bacteria. However, their ...

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Milk Fever

Milk Fever

Milk fever (or hypocalcaemia) is a potentially fatal metabolic disorder where dairy cows experience calcium (Ca) deficiency. With the estimated economic cost per case bet...

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December Checklist

December Checklist

Enclosed in this month's checklist: Winter Proofing Calves Managing Excess Grass Preventing Lameness over Winter Cold Weather Preparation Timely Tips ...

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Antibiotic Update

Antibiotic Update

Antibiotics (AB) have played a major role in the health and welfare of cattle; they are vital for the treatment and control of bacterial infections. The increasing eme...

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