Further measures to tackle bovine TB in England were announced today (30th August) by Farming Minister George Eustice as part of the government’s 25-year strategy to eradicate the disease and protect the livelihoods of dairy and beef farmers.
A range of courses focused on helping veterinarians to advise farmers on raising happy, healthy and productive cows in a sustainable way has been added to the selection of online training available on Vetacademy. Vetacademy is a user-friendly platform that provides the whole practice team with the ability to search and select from more than 300 courses from the world’s leading training and CPD providers.
NOAH, along with 70 organisations from the veterinary profession, industry, science sector and government, is supporting the 2016 BVDFree campaign to eradicate bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) from England.
Salmovac 440 gives earlier and stronger immunity which lasts longer than other salmonella vaccines, says Dr Daniel Windhorst, salmonella vaccine specialist with IDT Biologika, who launched the vaccine to the Great Britain and Northern Ireland markets at the British Pig and Poultry Fair in Warwickshire.
Any UK sheep producers that have experienced more than 2% of their flock aborting this year are being urged to blood test affected ewes for exposure to toxoplasmosis and enzootic abortion (EAE) – and do it before the end of July.
Dairy, beef and sheep producers will be able to have their say on some of today’s big topics and issues at Livestock Learning, Livestock Event’s exciting new knowledge sharing forum to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July. Livestock Learning will feature panel debates and presentations from leading industry specialists together with award winning farmers themselves.