Monthly Archives: January 2015

Good transition management includes proactive care for twin-bearing cows – Livestock Matters, Winter 2014/2015

Will’s article for XL Vets magazine ‘Livestock Matters’ regarding managing cows carrying twins is now available – you can download it here.

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Seasonal Calving Discussion Group – Reproductive KPIs

In order to better serve our seasonal calving dairy clients we have started a specific discussion group – the first meeting of which was on Wednesday 21st January. The aim of this initial meeting was to refresh ourselves on why these systems … Continue reading

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Trace Elements for Spring Calving Dairy and Beef Cows

Our routine blood samples we found widespread iodine deficiency as well as some low selenium levels in some areas, especially on chalk and on Salisbury Plain. The symptoms of deficiencies can be poor calf viability for iodine, anaemia and weak … Continue reading

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Leptospirosis

Our philosophy regarding vaccination at Endell Vet Group is that when you start there should be clear evidence as to the benefits your herd will see together with a clear path to disease freedom and the cessation of vaccination (if … Continue reading

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