• 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.

  • May 2019 - Nematodirus Alert!

    Thu 05 May 2019

    May 2019 - Nematodirus Alert!

    This month we feature a nematodirus alert - this is a high risk period! We also take a look at coccidiosis in lambs and announce that we will be the official vets at the NSA North Sheep event at Frankland Farms, Rathmell on 5th June!

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  • April 2019 - Lambing Time!

    Wed 04 Apr 2019

    April 2019 - Lambing Time!

    We are now in the full throes of lambing time here at the surgery and in this month's newsletter we look at worming ewes around lambing, orf and orf vaccine and a full parasite update. In dairy news we look at worming options for youngstock after turnout.

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  • March 2019 - Antibiotic Usage in Newborn Lambs

    Mon 03 Mar 2019

    March 2019 - Antibiotic Usage in Newborn Lambs

    We continue our focus on the benefits associated with colostrum uptake and discuss resistance to commonly used antibiotics. Also this month; Joint ill, Husk and Lepto and BVD vaccinations for cattle prior to turnout.

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  • February 2019 - Calf care and sheep scab!

    Sun 02 Feb 2019

    February 2019 - Calf care and sheep scab!

    With this cold weather upon us we look at the youngsters on the farm who could do with a little extra help; calf jackets, colostrum, housing and bedding are covered in this article. We take a look at the ColostrumIsgold campaign, the five Q's - Quantity, Quality, Quickly, sQueaky Clean and Quantify. Sheep scab is prevalent at the moment so we discuss how to avoid bringing it onto your farm, further contamination and treatment.

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  • January 2019 - Winter Forage

    Fri 01 Jan 2019

    January 2019 - Winter Forage

    With spring calving and lambing around the corner we need to be thinking about the body condition of pregnant cows and ewes. Also covered this month: Cryptosporidiosis in calves and copper deficiency in pregnant ewes.

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  • December 2018 - Efficiency of Heifer Breeding

    Thu 12 Dec 2018

    December 2018 - Efficiency of Heifer Breeding

    With the cost of rearing youngstock increasing, efficiency in this area has never been more important. Top tips from the farm vets and we take a look at genomic testing with Clarified from Zoetis.

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  • November 2018 - Transition Cow Health Problems

    Thu 11 Nov 2018

    November 2018 - Transition Cow Health Problems

    Cattle come to the fore in this month's newsletter as we discuss IBR, when to dose housed cattle, the benefits of calf jackets and transition cow health problems.

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  • October 2018 - Liver Fluke Update

    Thu 10 Oct 2018

    October 2018 - Liver Fluke Update

    We have been blood testing lambs in representative areas of the practice through the summer to monitor when they have started to pick up liver fluke infections and share our results from this testing. Also this month our, cattle respiratory disease special!

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  • September 2018 - Pre Breeding Examinations

    Wed 09 Sep 2018

    September 2018 - Pre Breeding Examinations

    Preparation for tupping time, quarantine protocols for bought in sheep and footrot vaccinations are amongst the topics for sheep husbandry this month as well as the Milksure training course and 'Stamp it Out BVD' initiatives for cattle farmers. 

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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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