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  1. Agriland RSS

    New BVD requirements for cattle exported from NI to ROI

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) wishes to remind exporters moving cattle to the Republic of Ireland (ROI) to prepare now for new requirements related to bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD). The BVD testing requirements of...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Wales: Consultation launched on BVD-eradication scheme

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A consultation on a proposal to introduce a compulsory scheme to eradicate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) in Wales has been launched today (Thursday, June 30) and will remain open for responses until August 15. The scheme proposed would require cattle...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Antibiotic usage within UK agriculture continues to fall

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The latest official statistics confirm that antibiotic usage within UK agriculture fell by 50% between 2014 and 2022. The actual sales figures are 446t in 2014 versus 269t in 2020. Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) agriculture spokesperson, Tom Elliott has...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Farmers urged to keep all dogs on leads when walking around freshwater bodies

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farmers have been warned to take extra precautions and keep all dogs on leads when walking around freshwater bodies. The British Veterinary Association (BVA) said that recent warm weather conditions spark concerns about an increased risk of toxic blue...
  5. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    New dietary disciplines that could help control Post Weaning Diarrhoea (PWD)

    The removal of Zinc Oxide as a treatment to control post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD), is encouraging producers, vets and nutritionists to look more closely at how dietary ingredients, can influence enteric health and piglet performance. Addressing a recent webinar, to discuss nutritional options...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Sheep scab control programme gets underway in Northern Ireland

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland A three-year programme, designed to control sheep scab in Northern Ireland has been launched this week. However, the man driving the project – Co. Down veterinarian Paul Crawford – believes that the longer term direction of travel is the complete...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Parts of Co. Armagh on BVD alert

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Parts of Co. Armagh are on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) alert. This follows an upsurge of the disease on farms close to Markethill, Keady and Killylea. Over 70 initial positive results have been returned in six herds after ear tagging of calves this...
  8. czechmate

    The french election

    Mrs. Czech was telling me that if in the first round (baring in mind there are 12 candidates) one candidate receives 30% or more of the vote, then there isn’t a second round🤔 I wonder when this last happened. I wonder, if, with the popularity of Macron, it will happen this month?
  9. Agriland RSS

    Nematodirus forecast is back online and says hatching has started

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group’s nematodirus forecast map is back online, after being unavailable for a number of days due to technical problems with the weather data. The forecast, which presents as an interactive map...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Mild weather prompts nematodirus warning for sheep farmers

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The rise in temperature in recent days means there is an increased risk to lambs hatching nematodirus, according to the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group. Nematodirus is a disease cause by Nematodirus battus, a parasite found in...
  11. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    How to prevent post-weaning diarrhoea in piglets

    With access to zinc oxide products set to decline, pig farmers must start scoping out new ways to manage post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD) to avoid poor pig performance and a potential uptake in antibiotic use. Hannah Elliott, Lallemand monogastric technical manager, explains that controlling PWD...
  12. BVD Zero News

    Mind the Gap BVD control tool

    Mind the Gap BVD control tool The Mind the Gap BVD control tool and online app has been re-launched with added flexibility to clearly show whether any cattle in a herd are not fully protected by the BVD vaccine being administered. The transmission of BVDV (bovine viral diarrhoea virus) is...
  13. BVD Zero News

    Mind the Gap BVD control tool

    Mind the Gap BVD control tool The Mind the Gap BVD control tool and online app has been re-launched with added flexibility to clearly show whether any cattle in a herd are not fully protected by the BVD vaccine being administered. The transmission of BVDV (bovine viral diarrhoea virus) is...
  14. Agriland RSS

    The challenge of sheep scab in Northern Ireland

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Research veterinarian, Paul Crawford, is developing a farm management programme to address the challenge of sheep scab in Northern Ireland. He spoke on this matter at a recent Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) webinar. According to...
  15. Defra Farming

    Our priorities for the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway

    Our priorities for the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway Written by Fran Edmunds Copyright Paul Glendell/Natural England Today, we published our initial priorities for the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway. They represent some of the best opportunities for improving animal health and...
  16. Cmoran

    T7 200 new Holland opinions?

    I’m going to look at a one owner T7 200 40k range command with manual spools it’s 2013 with 9000 hours what are peoples opinion on the above? What should I look out for? And what is it realistically worth?
  17. TFF

    Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) virus vaccines in cattle

    Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) virus is one of the most important viral infections of cattle. The virus infects cattle of all age groups, including the unborn calf. BVD can cause devastating losses in individual herds. The cost: £40–60m to the national herd in health and productivity loss...
  18. TFF

    Use of vaccines in cattle

    Use of vaccines in cattle Read our findings about vaccine use in cattle. Summary points for cattle vaccines Vaccine sales The total number of doses of cattle vaccines sold increased by 25% between 2011 and 2020. Many factors contribute to fluctuations in vaccine sales, including changes in the...
  19. Agriland RSS

    NI minister reminds pig farmers of ASF risk

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots is reminding pig owners about the risk of African Swine Fever (ASF) following a confirmed case in a wild board in northern Italy. “If the disease were to reach our shores, it could have a devastating...
  20. Agriland RSS

    SCOPS Nematodirus Forecast to go live on February 1

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Mild conditions experienced in parts of the UK at the New Year, coupled with a predicted warm end to January, means the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group is launching its Nematodirus Forecast earlier this season. As well as using...
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