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Dec 12

New TB testing rules

From Jan 2015 an “enhanced” zero tolerance policy will be implemented by Defra. Anybody who fails to complete the TB test within the prescribed deadline will suffer deductions to their farm subsidy payments. The reduction in CAP payments will be on a sliding scale from 1% upwards depending on how many days the TB test …

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Advanced Foot Trimming refresher

If you’ve had plenty of experience but it’s been a while since you had any training, this is the course for you. This one day practical course is tailored to the participants. We’ll ensure you’re fully up to date with latest techniques, treating and preventing lame cows as effectively as possible.

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Services

Our experienced team of Large Animal Vets at Tethera can offer: 24 hour direct line to a vet 5 experienced and dedicated large animal vets Routine fertility work with the latest ultrasound scanners Farm management software including TotalVet and VetImpress Herd Health plans and consultancy for both Beef and Dairy Flock Health plans and consultancy Parasite …

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Cattle Foot Trimming course

This course lasts two days, with one evening. It is a practical course, based near Appleby The course covers: Routine hoof trimming using the 5-step Dutch method Sharpening knives Applying blocks Practical ways to reduce lameness on farm No previous experience is needed, though this foot trimming course is just as useful for farmers who’ve …

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Courses for Farmers

Based on farms in Cumbria, our cattle AI course and cattle hoof trimming course are both aimed at farmers who want practical skills to put to use on their farm. We run other courses on demand – for example cattle nutrition, lambing courses and calf health are all popular one-day courses. Please contact us for …

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