• 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

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.

  • 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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  • April 2020 - Covid-19 Update

    Sat 04 Apr 2020

    April 2020 - Covid-19 Update

    See this month's newsletter for an update on services offered during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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  • March 2020 - Reducing Lamb Losses

    Fri 03 Mar 2020

    March 2020 - Reducing Lamb Losses

    This month features articles on reducing lamb losses in the first few days, worming adult ewes around lambing time and an update on the shortages regarding milk cow tubes.

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  • February 2020 - New Farm Vet Andrew Linney

    Thu 02 Feb 2020

    February 2020 - New Farm Vet Andrew Linney

    We are very pleased to introduce additional farm vet Andrew Linney to the team, meaning that we now have seven dedicated farm animal vets. Also this month, we take a look at pink eye, sheep scab and the principles behind the Colostrumisgold campaign.

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  • January 2020 - Happy New Decade!

    Mon 01 Jan 2020

    January 2020 - Happy New Decade!

    This month we take a look at lameness in housed sheep and Cryptosporidiosis in calves. We also have dates for our Practical Lambing Course and Annual Sheep Meeting!

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  • December 2019 - Keeping Cosy This Winter

    Thu 12 Dec 2019

    December 2019 - Keeping Cosy This Winter

    This month's newsletter is jam-packed full of articles. From the importance of keeping calves warm to Johnes disease and ketosis. There is the latest fluke advice, details of upcoming meetings and a Christmas poem written by our very own Ruth Parker!

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  • November 2019 - Routine Fertility Visits

    Fri 11 Nov 2019

    November 2019 - Routine Fertility Visits

    In this month's newsletter we look at how routine fertility vet visits can improve health and productivity on your farm Also covered this month, take a look into our practice laboratory and the testing we can do for you in-house!

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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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