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Managing the pregnant Ewe

Rose Young BVM BVS MRCVS Managing your ewes well through pregnancy will help ensure a productive and successful lambing season. Breeding Ewes at tupping should be in good condition (minimum score 3 for lowland ewes and 2.5 for hill sheep) to go to ram, to ensure quality eggs are released for fertilisation. Once fertilised, the […]

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African Swine Fever – are we aware of the risks?

Sylvaine Lacrosse BVetMed MRCVS, Molecare Veterinary Services Did you know it is illegal to feed catering waste, kitchen scraps, meat or meat products to farmed animals? This includes production and backyard pigs! The reason for this legislation is to prevent the spread of diseases such as African Swine Fever, where the risk of the disease […]

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Prepare for Pasteurellosis

Sylvaine Lacrosse BVetMed MRCVS, Molecare Veterinary Services Whilst it was a fantastic summer for holiday makers, it wasn’t so great for growing grass and lamb growth. This unfortunately means that a lot of lambs are not reaching target weights, are needed to be kept longer and housed in the winter when this may have previously […]

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