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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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Every Lamb Counts

Rose Young BVM BVS MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets With lamb prices where they are this year (580p/kg at time of writing), every lamb really does count. In order to maximise lamb survival, it is important that we identify and understand when and why losses are occurring in your system so as we can target your […]

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Molecare Vet Diary

Chris Gregory BVSc MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets As we head into Spring, we are approaching perhaps the busiest time of year for our veterinary team as the peak lambing and calving season gets underway. Our team are on hand to provide any assistance required during birthing as well as for emergencies and would encourage anyone […]

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Iodine Deficiencies in Beef Calves

Stephanie Patel BVetMed MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets The issue of iodine deficiency can be identified as far back as the 18th century in England, when the deficiency was common amongst the human population, with areas such as the South West appearing to be more pre-disposed to the problem. It wasn’t until the early 1900’s, and […]

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Lungworm in Cattle – is worming your only option?

Sylvaine Lacrosse BVetMed MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets When discussing lungworm (Dictyocaulus viviparus) control with farmers, the majority will have a summer worming plan in place. Whilst worming can be an important part of the prevention and control of this parasite, this needs to be targeted and other preventative tools such as vaccination could also be […]

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Molecare Vet Diary

 Andy Alder BVM&S MBA PGCert Vet Ed MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets On behalf of everyone at Molecare, I’d like to wish you all a very happy New Year. Following what was a turbulent and eventful year in 2020, I think I speak for everyone when I say that we are hopeful for a better 2021 […]

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Christmas Opening Hours 2020

With Christmas fast approaching, please see below our practice opening hours for the festive period Christmas Eve – Open 08:30am until 12:30pmChristmas Day – CLOSEDMonday 28th December – CLOSEDTuesday 29th December – Open – normal hoursWednesday 30th December – Open – normal hoursNew Year’s Eve – Open 08:30am until 12:30pmNew Year’s Day – CLOSEDMonday 4th […]

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Sheep Nutrition – Considerations for the pregnant Ewe

Andy Adler BVM&S MBA PGCert Vet Ed MRCVS Molecare Farm Vets During pregnancy the main focus should be on ensuring consistent and efficient nutrition is provided to ewes, to both encourage the growth and development of the lambs, as well as their own milk production and body condition ready to support the lambs after birth. […]

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