• Settle Surgery

    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.

  • September 2018 - Worm and Fluke Update

    Mon 09 Sep 2018

    September 2018 - Worm and Fluke Update

    We update you on the current worm and fluke situation! Also in this month's newsletter we advise on quarantine protocols for purchased sheep and discuss breeding ram examinations.

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  • August 2018 - Liver Fluke Update

    Wed 08 Aug 2018

    August 2018 - Liver Fluke Update

    The unusually dry weather conditions have affected the fluke lifecycle so far this year. Blood testing for antibody to fluke is a good way to determine if they have come across the parasite yet.

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  • July 2018 - Controlling Summer Mastitis

    Sun 07 Jul 2018

    July 2018 - Controlling Summer Mastitis

    The new Red Tractor regulations for the reduction of antibiotic use came into force at the start of June. We investigate the use of teat sealants as part of the aim to reduce the use of dry cow antibiotic tubes.

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  • June 2018 - Responsible Use of Antibiotics

    Fri 06 Jun 2018

    June 2018 - Responsible Use of Antibiotics

    The UK livestock industry is being asked to reduce the use of certain antibiotics which are classed as being 'critically important'.

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  • May 2018 - Nematodirus Alert

    Tue 05 May 2018

    May 2018 - Nematodirus Alert

    We discuss the local forecast for Nematodirus, how it is affected by the local weather, signs to watch out for and treatment and prevention. 

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  • April 2018

    Fri 04 Apr 2018

    April 2018

    With lambing time in full throng we take a look at worming ewes and joint ill in lambs. Also in this month's newsletter, worming cattle at turnout, a product review. 

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  • March 2018 - Orf

    Thu 03 Mar 2018

    March 2018 - Orf

    Beef Cattle Project, MSD's Calf Health Initiative and Vaccination Protocols Prior to Turnout feature in this month's newsletter as well as that Orful topic - Orf!

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  • February 2018 - Lambing Time

    Thu 02 Feb 2018

    February 2018 - Lambing Time

    Updates on colostrum managment for lambs, topical sheep diseases and the correct use of vaccines.

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  • January 2018 - Annual Sheep Meeting

    Mon 01 Jan 2018

    January 2018 - Annual Sheep Meeting

    Our Annual Sheep Meeting will be held on Monday 15th January at North Ribblesdale Rugby Club, Settle, 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start with supper provided. This year's topic is 'Managing the pregnant ewe to boost lambing time performance.'

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  • December 2017 - Fighting Fluke

    Fri 12 Dec 2017

    December 2017 - Fighting Fluke

    We have been dealt a challenging year weatherwise and these trying climactic conditions have had an influence on fluke and mud snails. 

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  • November 2017 Newsletter

    Wed 11 Nov 2017

    November 2017 Newsletter

    Following the wet summer we have just endured it is likely that cattle grazing outdoors will have picked up a significant fluke burden. We look at fluke dosing following housing, malignant catarrhal fever in cattle and beef breeding as well as pasteurella pneumonia in sheep.

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  • October 2017 - Housing Doses for Cattle

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