Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan 19

TB Testing

In the next few weeks DEFRA/APHA will announce which private company has been awarded TB testing work. That company will have to offer the TB work to those whom you as farmers want to do their testing. If you want us as your vets to continue carrying out your TB tests rather than vets/lay testers …

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Jan 14

Calf Jackets

In cold weather calves burn energy to keep warm. Consider feeding more in cold weather (up to 170g/l) and/or use calf jackets. Disease prevention: To prevent scour and pneumonia, go through this check list: Colostrum: 3 litres within 6 hours. We now have 3 litre calf stomach tube bags available. Freeze colostrum in flat bags …

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Jan 14

Lamb and Calf Colostrum

We now stock a new powder colostrum which is called immucol colostrum: Immucol Platinum Calf Colostrum is a complete replacer for maternal colostrum and contains exceptionally high level of globular protein. Immucol Lamb Colostrum is high in fat and protein content. All colostrum is certified EBL/IBR and Johne’s disease free.

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