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Focus on immunity to protect young lambs this spring

High prices are encouraging sheep producers to protect valuable lambs from preventable disease threats this spring.

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Interactive map helps track swine flu spread across Europe

A new service is helping farmers and vets track swine flu across much of Europe – aiding diagnosis of the disease and the appropriate prevention and vaccination programme.

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Disease prevention remains priority for pig producers

Pig farmers are being urged to look at all aspects of disease prevention to meet new antibiotic reduction targets.

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Roadmap to tackle endemic disease will ‘deliver real benefits’

Government plans to invest in better animal health and welfare will deliver real benefits, say veterinary medicine manufacturers.

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Project aims to reduce and treat pain in lame dairy cows

A new project to recognise and treat pain in lame dairy cows has been launched by veterinary group Vet Partners.

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Dairy pregnancy test helps optimise milk margins

A year-round calving dairy herd in Staffordshire is averaging 11,500 litres per lactation after switching to a new pregnancy test to optimise margins.

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Students scoop Farm Health Management Award

Harper Adams student was among three students to beat off a bumper number of entries and win this year’s Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers Farm Health Management Award.

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Prioritise hygiene to meet targets

Good hygiene practices will help livestock farmers meet antibiotic reduction targets, says experts.

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MPs warn of critical shortage in veterinary inspectors

MPs have warned of a vet shortage following the end of free movement to the UK from the European Union.

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New bolus range expands with three extra products

Three new bolus products have been launched by the Denis Brinicombe Group to reduce the risk of micronutrient imbalances in grazing and forage fed cattle.

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