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Essential oils boost calf health

Charlie Carslake BVSc MRCVS, Molecare Veterinary Services Alternative therapies are being widely used in other livestock to improve health, however, with a lack of research in the dairy industry farmers are falling behind. I recently carried out a trial to assess such treatments in calves. There is no denying that the whole agricultural industry is […]

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Our Molecare Winter Newsletter 16/17 has arrived

Our Molecare Winter Newsletter has landed and in it you will find a bundle of interesting articles including: Moving towards a reduction in antibiotics, Richard Turner MRCVS, Director of Molecare Veterinary Services and St David’s Poultry Team; Top tips for healthy lambs; Vaccination against pneumonia, Chris Gregory BVSc MRCVS, Farm Vet; Neosporosis in cattle – […]

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Avoid Pneumonia with a solid vaccination plan

Chris Gregory BVSc MRCVS, Molecare Veterinary Services Pneumonia is one of the most common veterinary diagnoses made, and one of the key areas where antibiotics are still regularly used for both targeted and blanket treatments. However, as dependence on antibiotic use is coming under increased scrutiny across all industries, emphasis will shift to alternative prevention […]

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Hot off the press! Our Molecare Veterinary Services Summer Newsletter has landed and is packed full of informative articles from our vets. Molecare Vets Newsletter Summer 2016 In this edition, you will find: •  A look back on the progress of the past two years since St David’s Farm Practice and Mole Valley Farmers joint […]

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Mitigating the risk of blue tongue

Katie Scotter VetMB BA MRCVS You will hopefully have seen information recently in the farming press and from DEFRA regarding the high likelihood of Bluetongue affecting us again this summer. But what is Bluetongue? What is the risk to cattle and sheep in Devon? How can we mitigate the risk? What signs should we look […]

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