News from Scarsdale Farm
With the warmer weather here, it’s important to think about the best way to manage heat stress in your livestock. Vicki Rhodes explains how heat stress can be managed and prevented.
Chantal Bryant explains how to identify whether your heifers are suffering from summer mastitis, as well as sharing her tips for treating and preventing it.
Earlier this week, the students of The University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science graduated, and will no be embarking on the next stage of their careers as vets. We would like to pass on our congratulations and best wishes for the future to all the Class of 2017.
Our Farmskills workshops are back for 2017. Find out more and download our booking form to book your place on the Herdsman Certificate.
When drying off cows it is important that strict hygienic protocols are followed to avoid introduction of new infections. Download our drying off protocol
**UPDATE** Phone lines now back to normal Our phone lines are currently down at our Markeaton Farm & Equine Practice, and our calls are being diverted to one of our small animal practices. Please call 01332 554422 if you need to get in touch with us. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Recent weather conditions have been ideal to produce high numbers of flies, as the eggs and larvae do well in warm wet conditions leading to a population explosion. Flies can cause or contribute to many different diseases. Learn more about control and treatment
Increased ambient temperatures & humidity during the recent heatwave can have a negative effect on cow fertility. We explain the affects of heat stress in dairy cows
Carolyn Baguley has recently completed the BVDFree training modules and passed the test set by the BCVA. Learn more about the BVDFree England scheme.
Emily Sycamore BVetMed MRCVS advises that it’s already time to start preparing for tupping time. Read more about protecting your ewes against infectious causes of abortion.