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Feb 17

Vitamin D deficiency – Fact and fiction in sheep

Back in 2007 there were diagnosed rickets in a range of hill hoggs (swales, cheviots and herdwicks) investigated by the VLA in 7 flocks in Northern England. Most were returning from wintering on dairy farms. They showed signs of: ‘Tip-toeing’ Stiffness Prolonged recumbency Two bowed legs They were confirmed by bloods and post-mortem, most suspected …

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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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