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Making the most of data

By Andy Adler, BVM&S, MBA, PGCert Vet Ed, MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets Having recently read ‘For the Love of Soil’ by Nicole Masters, I was surprised to find so many transferable lessons for livestock management, particularly around monitoring and managing. In the book – which is focused on regenerative agriculture and soil management – Nicole […]

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Winter Fluke Housing Treatment Article Series – Part 2

Chris Gregory MRCVS, Molecare Farm Vets Housing offers a perfect opportunity to break the pasture-based fluke lifecycle. The following article builds on last month’s discussion around assessing the risk of fluke infestation on your farm, highlighting the practicalities of timing treatments and selecting an appropriate active ingredient. Treatment Options & Timing At housing, an animal […]

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Monitoring Calf Growth Rates

Johanna Marsden BVSc MRCVS, Molecare Farm Vets In calf rearing, Daily Live Weight Gain (DLWG) is one of the most significant indicators of overall performance. Whether rearing dairy or beef calves it is important that they grow efficiently to meet their target bulling weights or finishing weights on time. Standard targets are a pre-weaning DLWG […]

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COVID Update – Autumn

COVID-19 Practice Update – Autumn 2020 Dear Farming Clients, In this period of change we have been working hard to keep our staff safe and make sure that we can continue to deliver the necessary and essential services to our farming clients to enable them to look after their animals. As a practice we have […]

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Molecare Farm Vets Launch New Calf Vaccine Programme

Preventative care to combat respiratory disease. The newly launched Molecare Calf Vaccine Programme can help to reduce the risk of disease through bespoke vaccination protocols and monitoring services, ensuring the risk of disease on your farm is carefully managed and controlled at source. Our Calf Vaccine Programme includes: Initial on farm assessment of calf housing […]

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How to assess the risk of Fluke on your farm

Chris Gregory MRCVS, Molecare Farm Vets Building an informed fluke control plan in the run up to the autumn/winter housing period could yield potential benefits when considering if, when and what routine treatments are required. The treatment period for fluke usually falls around the Winter housing period, and so now is the time to assess […]

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Preparing for the Tupping Season

Stephanie Patel BVetMed MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets As we approach the tupping season, preparation is key to ensure that your flock are in good condition and ready for the mating period ahead. We would advise that preparation starts at least two months before mating occurs, with a close review of both your rams and ewes, […]

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COVID UPDATE – 14th August

Face coverings now required for clients visiting our practice base Following recent legal changes the Government have extended the requirement of wearing face coverings to all indoor settings where you come into contact with people you don’t regularly meet, and therefore veterinary practices have now been included for this mandatory requirement. It has now become […]

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