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    Station Road
    Settle BD24 9AA

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    Main Street
    High Bentham LA2 7LE

  • Gisburn Farm Office

    BB7 4ES

T: 01729 823 538

E: info@daleheadvetgroup.co.uk

Dalehead Farm Newsletters

Below are links to all our newsletters.

Current Newsletters are in Adobe PDF format you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view these newsletters.

  • August 2021 - Quarantine Protocol for Purchased Sheep

    Thu 08 Aug 2021

    August 2021 - Quarantine Protocol for Purchased Sheep

    An in depth look at the dos and don't when bringing purchased sheep back onto your farm. Also this month: Mastitis causing bacteria and rumen drinking in calves.

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  • July 2021 - Join the March!

    Thu 07 Jul 2021

    July 2021 - Join the March!

    Sheep lameness and the Five Point Plan, teaser tups and summer mastitis - it's all happening in this month's newletter! 

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  • June 2021 - Somatic Cell Counts

    Tue 06 Jun 2021

    June 2021 - Somatic Cell Counts

    In this month's newsletter we look at somatic cell counts, giving dairy calves the best start and cow comfort - making tracks. We also discuss blowfly strike and start planning ahead with Regulin implants.

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  • May 2021 - Test...Don

    Fri 05 May 2021

    May 2021 - Test...Don't Guess!

    We recommend testing dung samples for Coccidiosis to confirm the presence of infection prior to treatment. Also this month, Nematodirus alert - high risk period, lame cows and much more!

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  • April 2021 - The Next Chapter

    Tue 04 Apr 2021

    April 2021 - The Next Chapter

    As well as our usual updates on lambing time, this month's newsletter sees a special announcement from John Marriott.

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  • March 2021 - Colostrum!

    Wed 03 Mar 2021

    March 2021 - Colostrum!

    With lambing time upon us we talk about the importance of colostrum and colostrum substitutes where needed. Also this month, lameness in sheep and worming ewes around lambing time, vaccinations prior to turnout, and the dreaded downer cow!

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  • February 2021 - Lambing Time!

    Thu 02 Feb 2021

    February 2021 - Lambing Time!

    As lambing time is upon us again we look forward to our Annual Sheep Meeting - online!! Register at the office for details of how to join the meeting and take advantage of the extra discounts offered to those who do.

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  • January 2021 - Sheep Scab

    Tue 01 Jan 2021

    January 2021 - Sheep Scab

    Happy New Year! In this month's issue we look at itchy sheep suffering from sheep scab, digital dermatitis in cattle and cryptosporidiosis in calves. This as well as an update from our in-house laboratory and scanning time thoughts! 

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  • December 2020 - Fluke Update

    Thu 12 Dec 2020

    December 2020 - Fluke Update

    The remaining monitor flocks in our blood testing programme are all negative or showing extremely low levels so check out our latest advice on when to fluke dose. Also this month, Cell counts and Bactoscan case studies and Cold Calves Cost Cash!

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  • November 2020 - Chronic Copper Poisoning

    Sun 11 Nov 2020

    November 2020 - Chronic Copper Poisoning

    Interesting cases from the Dalehead Case Book this month with chronic copper poisoning. We also take a look at Neospora abortion in cattle, antibiotic footbaths and the results from our in-house laboratory with a fluke update.

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  • October 2020 - Cryptosporidiosis in Calves

    Thu 10 Oct 2020

    October 2020 - Cryptosporidiosis in Calves

    This month we take a look at the causes of cryptosporidiosis in calves and treatment plans. Also covered are the topics of vaccination advice, thoracic scanning for calf pnumonia and and update from our in-house laboratory. 

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  • September 2020 - Calf Pneumonia Vaccination Options

    Thu 09 Sep 2020

    September 2020 - Calf Pneumonia Vaccination Options

    Respiratory disease in calves can be an expensive problem. As well as the immediate costs of antibiotic and anti-inflammatory treatments or dead calves, there are other less obvious costs. We discuss vaccination against pnumonia to get the best from your herd. Also this month - Laboratory and parasite update from our in house laboratory, quarantine protocol for purchased sheep and the 5 'T's for Tip Top Tups!

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