• Settle Surgery

    Station Road
    Settle BD24 9AA

  • Bentham Branch Clinic

    Main Street
    High Bentham LA2 7LE

  • Gisburn Farm Office

    Gisburn
    BB7 4ES

T: 01729 823 538

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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.

  • 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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  • August 2020 - Mooving On!

    Thu 08 Aug 2020

    August 2020 - Mooving On!

    We bid a fond farewell to Farm Co-ordinator Anne Carr who has been overseeing the farm department for almost fifteen years. Also this month - tapeworm infestation in lambs and lungworm disease in cattle.

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  • July 2020 - Pre-Tupping Preparation

    Fri 07 Jul 2020

    July 2020 - Pre-Tupping Preparation

    Topics covered this month include the manipulation of the breeding season in sheep, worming regimes in lambs, stillbirth in dairy cattle and Coccidiosis in calves.

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  • June 2020 - Fly Control

    Fri 06 Jun 2020

    June 2020 - Fly Control

    This month we take a look at fly control and give our parasite update. Also covered are topics on footrot, clostridial disease and trace element deficiency in growing lambs. It's also time to think about implanting ewes for the early lambing season. 

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  • May 2020 - Staggers in Sheep

    Fri 05 May 2020

    May 2020 - Staggers in Sheep

    This month with look at Hypomagnesaemia (staggers) in sheep, give out some useful vaccine advice and our parasite control update.

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  • September 2019 - Changes to the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standards

    Thu 09 Sep 2019

    September 2019 - Changes to the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standards

    This month we give an overview of the changes taking place to the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standards, promote the use of faecal egg counts, look at calf pneumonia vaccination options and go over the 4 T's of tupping time!

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  • August 2019 - Summer conditions in cattle

    Fri 08 Aug 2019

    August 2019 - Summer conditions in cattle

    Heat stress in dairy cattle, summer mastitis and cattle lungworm in this month's newsletter as well as a quarantine protocol for purchased sheep.

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